Mental Health Matters

When we say it’s important to look after our mental health this doesn’t just apply to people who have a history of depression or anxiety. We all have a mind, and when things go out of balance can cause us distress both mentally and physically. I think it’s equally important for everyone to look after…

Winter is Coming – Seasonal Affective Disorder

With summer officially over and those dark cold nights are starting to draw in, it’s little wonder it can leave you feeling down. But when is it just more than that? And when do these feelings become depression. When this happens in winter it’s called Seasonal Affective Disorder. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD…

It’s OK to Feel

You are allowed to feel, I often beat myself up for feeling a certain way and almost keep forgetting that my feelings and behaviour are 2 separate things. While your feelings can impact your behaviour in a big way, I know for me it can be hard to not let one dictate the other. I…

An Open Letter to Myself

Dear Self I know life is tough right now, and that you can’t see an end to this pain that you are in. I know you would do anything to make it stop even suicide. The symptoms and agony you feel will lessen, I know it’s a lifelong chronic illness you’ve got and it’s a…