Why It’s Important to Talk About Mental Health

It is estimated that one in four people experience some kind of mental health problem over the course of their lifetime. Given those odds, it's very likely that someone you know is suffering from a mental illness right now, whether you know it or not. Personally I am...

I Think I Have Depression…Now What?

I'm not entirely sure when I became fully aware of my depression. Whenever it was, I waited way too long to actually do anything about it which meant that it just continued to get worse. If you think you may be suffering from depression there are plenty of things that...

How CBT Got Me Exercising Again

I've written before about how regular exercise helps me manage my mental health and can drastically turn a bad day around. In fact, I am currently sat writing this after one such run. I came home after the worst day at work, completely stressed and exhausted after a...

What Depression Feels Like For Me

I once read a really good book on depression; Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig.  In it he talks about how the word depression is somewhat of a misnomer: "It is the wrong word. The word depression makes me think of a flat tyre, something punctured and unmoving....

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