Living Everyday

I can't believe it's already April 2018! This year has gone so fast already. I have some positive news - I'm still doing well. Counselling is obviously still very difficult but I know it's making a difference, and I'm lucky enough to have found a counsellor who is a great fit for me. It's a... Continue Reading →

Counselling and Recovery

It's been a while since I posted about my mental health, and to be honest mostly that's been because there's not been much to say. I've been slowly improving and believe it or not (I'm not sure I do most of the time) I can barely feel my depression every day now. My patronus is... Continue Reading →

Reaching Out

A couple of months ago, as you may know from my previous posts, I dropped down to the depths of a black pit called d-e-p-r-e-s-s-i-o-n. But then I managed to make it out. I found a rope that's been there the whole time and climbed it. But as expected, I couldn't maintain it for very... Continue Reading →

Creative Medicine

This blog is for me, it's part of my healing. I'm quite a naturally creative person, however I've never really pursued any of my outlets, from drawing and writing, to acting, all of which I love. JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter while she was suffering from depression, and I've also read that Emma Thompson (my... Continue Reading →

The State of Services

Mental health services just don't work right for people with mental health problems. I can barely get out of bed in the morning or make myself any food to eat, and yet when I finally get up the energy and courage to go and see my GP, I'm then expected do all the work myself... Continue Reading →

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