I speak up, but I still feel ashamed

Why I choose to speak up… As most people already know, since being formally diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder a few…

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Introducing Bipolar

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar Disorder or manic depression, is a mental health disorder consisting of periods of elevated mood…

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Suicide is the biggest killer in men under 35

Men and Mental health: Music and recovery

In a recent blog post I talked about coping mechanisms for depression, and one of these was music. Music…

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My Relationship

Mental health & relationships: the key to making it work.

Ah Valentine’s Day, a day for spreading love and affection. You either love it or hate it. Unless you’re…

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Olanzapine Teva

Sick, not weak.

I thought about not posting this. I worried about what people would think of me. I wondered what would…

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My struggle with separation anxiety and socialising with other parents.

I’m not going to get the best parent in the world award after I admit this, but my son…

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10 practical tips for depression

10 Practical Tips to help cope with depression

Depression is often a symptom of a mental health condition such as Bipolar, PTSD, or BPD for example. But sometimes…

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Hard times reveal true friends!

Yesterday I visited a friend at her house for the first time. We knew each other through mutual friends…

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My untold story

Last night whilst scrolling through Twitter, I found a tweet from a fellow writer Hattie Gladwell that really got…

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Laying on my sofa surrounded by a mountain of half eaten snacks, I flick aimlessly through the pages of…

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