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Asking for help doesn’t make you weak, it proves you are intelligent

Asking for help doesn’t make you weak, it proves you are intelligent

By Gabriela I did not want to see someone, no way, hell no. It couldn’t be that, I was not that messed up, I was not that weak…

Am I Weak For My Suicidal Thoughts?

Am I Weak For My Suicidal Thoughts?

By Alan D.D. When I was younger, in my teen years, when depression and self-harming were taking control of my body and mind, everything I did felt like…

The Problem With Anxiety

The Problem With Anxiety

By Elli The problem with anxiety is that you never know when it will pop up. This is why, two weeks ago, I opened my notebook and wrote this to…

Parenting with Depression and Anxiety

Parenting with Depression and Anxiety

By Sarah Henderson As a parent I’ve always been concerned about how how parenting with depression and anxiety will/would affect my daughter. There are lots of time when…

Reflection – Letting go of the past

Reflection – Letting go of the past

By Tina Blacksmith “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Søren Kierkegaard This year, I have started letting go of the…

Sleeping Through Depression and Insomnia

Sleeping Through Depression and Insomnia

By Shae Hansen Hi everybody! Today I want to talk about depression and insomnia. Both have such a strong impact on everyday life. One thing that I’ve noticed with…

Collection of Short Stories

Collection of Short Stories

Joys of having a baby By Emily I’m Emily, I’m 29, and 22 months ago I had a baby girl born at 30 weeks. The whole…

The power of music and my depression

The power of music and my depression

By Lizzie Barrow An open letter to Florence: I can’t really believe I’m doing this. I’ll probably mock myself for doing this… in fact I…

Queuing for my life

Queuing for my life

By Jody Elford Our NHS Here in England we have the National Health Service, which I feel extremely lucky to benefit from. We’re privileged to be able to…

Go To Yoga

Go To Yoga

By Wendy K. Williamson Reflecting on September’s National Yoga Month – yes, there was one! – I’ve recently restored my commitment to yoga. I decided to write about…

Being A Teenager Sucks. Being A Teenager Suffering In Silence From Mental Illness Sucks Even More

Being A Teenager Sucks. Being A Teenager Suffering In Silence From Mental Illness Sucks Even More

By Gabriela Being a teenager suffering in silence from mental illness sucks. Waking up every day with a mental illness is just as painful – if not more – than…

A get well soon card means a lot

A get well soon card means a lot

By Richard Harrington Towards the end of 2012, I was hospitalised due to my mental health. Needless to say, I had reached the lowest point of my life, and needed…

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