Mental Health


A to Z Challenge | X is for X Files 5

Day 24 of my mental health themed A to Z Challenge is X for X Files. I’m not exactly a huge fan of the X Files. Josh, on the other hand, is. I bought him the boxset for his birthday a couple of years ago and he’s tried to get me interested in them. I’ve watched a few with him but not fallen in love with them! X marks the spot X has been the hardest post in this challenge to write. I’ve really struggled with finding a word to fit my mental health theme. I’ve thought about X marks the spot for the […]

X is for X Files. Day 24 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide

W is for Weather. Day 23 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide

A to Z Challenge | W is for Weather 6

Day 23 of my mental health themed A to Z Challenge is W for weather. Seasonal Affective Disorder I’ve always been happier in the summer. Sunshine and blue skies instantly make me feel happier. With the nicer weather it is time for holidays, camping trips, lots of walks, BBQs and my birthday! On a day with thick grey clouds my mood is lower, I feel less cheerful and hopeful. Winter has it’s benefits – cosy evenings on the sofa, open fires, candles, soups, stews, winter walks on cold, crisp, sunny days and Christmas. I have wondered if I’ve got Seasonal Affective Disorder which is a type of depression which […]


A to Z Challenge | V is for Valiant 14

Day 22 of my mental health themed A to Z Challenge is V for valiant. If you’re valiant you are brave, courageous and determined.   I’ve been told that I’m brave. That I’m brave for writing this blog and opening up about my experiences, That I’m brave for organising the Mental Health Mates walks. Everyone with a mental health condition is very brave. You are brave for fighting the demons in your head. Brave to push against social anxiety and leave the house. It takes courage to take risks and put your heart out there. If your mind tells you that no-one likes you and that you’re not good […]

V is for Valiant. Day 22 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide