depression


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

Top ten ways to look after your mental health at Christmas

Top ten ways to look after your Mental Health at Christmas 12

Do you find that the Christmas season affects your mental health? Do you feel pressure to feel happy at this time? Do you find it hard to spend lots of time having to feel jolly? The lead up to Christmas starts so early. For three months we are bombarded with Christmas adverts, the must have presents, decorations and songs. For me I can’t begin to feel Christmassy until December. This year I have had my nails painted red and sparkly and have bought my first ever Christmas jumper. I have nearly finished my Christmas shopping because I really don’t want […]


How to wake up happier with the Lumie Bodyclock Sunrise Clock 29

I have recently purchased a Lumie Bodyclock Starter 30 Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock with Sunrise and Sunset Features. I bought this hoping that it would help me to get up in the mornings and ready for the day. Even before the clocks went back for Daylight Saving here in the UK I struggled to get out of bed. I know my depression is getting worse when I struggle to get out of bed. Recently I woke up with three loud alarms, 15 minutes apart. I turned them all off and slept for another hour! The sunrise effect of this clock […]

How to wake up happier with the Lumie Bodyclock Sunrise Clock. Review on Millys Guide