Yearly Archives: 2017

Dear Daily Mail I’m not hooked on Happy Pills 23

Did you see the front cover of the Daily Mail on Friday 29th December? Or seen ‘A nation hooked on happy pills‘ article by Ben Spencer, Medical Correspondent online? According to the Daily Mail I am hooked on my happy pills. That I went to my GP demanding a quick fix. And they were tired of dealing with lots of unhappy, complaining patients and knowing that I wouldn’t be able to talk to anyone just gave me some pills. Actually Mr Spencer it didn’t happen like that. When I first started taking antidepressants I was 22 and seeing a counsellor. […]

According to the Daily Mail I am hooked on my happy pills

#FridayFive Practicing Gratitude Milly's Guide

Practicing Gratitude – #FridayFive 29th December 2017 6

Practicing gratitude is supposed to lead to happiness and a more positive attitude, so here’s my #FridayFive which are the five things that I am grateful for this week. I am grateful for a lovely Christmas with my family. It was wonderful to spend time with my mum, dad, sister and brother in law and also to see my grandad and uncle. Josh and I are very fair at Christmas and alternate when we see our families each year. Our parents only live 5 miles apart so we spent the three days alternating between them. I’m very grateful to spend […]

2017 – the year I opened up about my Mental Health 40

Milly’s Guide in 2017 Now it is after Christmas many of us look ahead to the New Year, making plans and resolutions. I wanted to look back over 2017 as it’s been a big year for me, for Milly’s Guide and for my mental health. About a year ago I decided that my New Year’s Resolution for 2017 would be to be more open about my mental health. In the blog post where I set this out I also say I will sell my own handmade jewellery and that definitely hasn’t happened! Online The title of my blog from Milly’s […]

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