Depression has had somewhat of a makeover of late. People are more aware, more acceptant and more sensitive as to what depression really is. People understand that’s it’s not just a case of feeling sorry for yourself and that, whilst depression is not a visible illness, it is real. The problem is, there’s still a … More Clown face – the smiley side to depression
Depression feels like a really annoying family member that never really goes away. You think you’re rid of it for a while and then it comes knocking back on your front door, totally uninvited and when you least expect it. Then there are two thoughts that cross your mind. 1. What did I do to … More Slipping back into depression
So you may have seen I posted about my own mental health and my happy pills. Well… it turns out I’m defo not alone. In fact I was overwhelmed by the response I had off the back of the post – over 3,000 people viewed it and lots of people reached out for support. That’s … More Turns out it’s not just me that struggles
I just had the shittest week. I totally broke down. And there wasn’t a reason why. I’ve been freaking out over spiders. I’ve been paranoid about friends. I’ve felt lonley, scared and overwhelmed. And I haven’t told anyone about it. I was so worried about letting everyone down that I did what I knew I … More Why do we make up excuses for feeling low?