This week I really couldn’t think of anything to write for my blog, and more importantly I had very little motivation to write at all. I spent a while just staring at a blank piece of paper getting more and more frustrated until it hit me. I could write about the fact that I currently … More Coping With Depression
Trigger Warning – Suicide I want to start this off by saying that this is my experience, my story, and is all my own opinions. Today I was scrolling through my twitter and I saw a post by The Stroke Association about the mental health impacts of a stroke. Whilst it was something I wasn’t … More A Side Effect Of Stroke I Never Expected
This coming week (14th – 20th May) is mental health awareness week in the UK and, given that my own mental health is something I’ve struggled with a lot over the years, I thought I’d write something for it. Probably like many other people who have a creative outlet, whether that’s writing, drawing, creating music, … More How Mental Health Impacts My Writing
Who are you trying to impress? That was a question that my friend asked me the other day, after noticing that not only had I had my eyebrows threaded, but I had also had my nails done properly as well. I have to admit, that question stumped me for a little bit. I didn’t have … More Who Are You Trying To Impress?
The UK mental health system kinda sucks. It doesn’t completely suck, because at least we actually have one, so we’re doing better than some places at least. But from what I’ve experienced the one we do have is, like the rest of the NHS, is under-funded and over-subscribed. I’ve had a long history with various … More Why Are We Waiting