Social Media & Self Esteem: I’m working on it

I don’t know about you, but my thoughts can often be misunderstood when I’m interacting online, and I understand…

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Nicola’s Story: Life After Loss

Baby Loss in the UK Every day in the UK an estimated 15 babies die before, during or shortly…

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Consider Our Companions: The fight for positive pet policies in housing

‘What is man without beasts? If all beasts were gone, men would die from great…

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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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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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Explaining Bipolar Disorder to your children.

I don’t usually do off the cuff posts, but I felt that I had to share something with you…

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I am a mother and I have a mental illness..

Being a parent is hard, and having a mental illness is hard. But when you are a parent with…

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