Why you need to open up about your mental health 23

Share your mental health story For a very long time I kept my mental health a secret. For over ten years I hid my worries, my low mood, my urges to self harm and my suicidal thoughts to myself. There was a part of me, a big part, that I was keeping secret. Keeping my anxiety and depression a secret was actually adding to my stress. It wasn’t making my mental health problems go away and it wasn’t making them any easier to live with. Every year on Time to Talk day Time to Change encourage all of us to […]

Why you need to open up about your mental health. Feel inspired to open about your mental health, anxiety, depression story.

Self Care week

Today is the last day of self care week. This annual national campaign aims to empower all of us to take better care of our health and ourselves. It’s made me realise that self care is not just about your mental health, it’s about your physical health aswell and impacts your whole body’s wellbeing. This is also something that I know affects me, when I get ill or tired my mood definitely goes down. It’s something I’ve noticed now that I’ve had an ear infection, cold, cough and now what feels like a chest infection my mood is definitely quite […]

Looking after number 1

That’s my plan for this evening, to look after me. I think it’s fair to say that a lot of the world is in shock. There feels like a lot of upheaval and a lot of change. The weather over here has changed recently. We had a mild October with some really warm here and now bam! November has brought wind, rain and the cold. The clocks have changed over here aswell which means it gets dark really early. Work is stressful and I have a cold. So even without politics getting in the way I’ve been feeling rather up […]