End the Stigma 10

Today is World Mental Health Day. This is a brilliant chance to talk about mental health, to end the stigma and make sure that no one feels isolated or on their own. Time to change – the campaign to end mental health discrimination wants no one to feel ashamed to talk about mental health. Well I do. I am lucky to enough to to have never experienced any stigma from anyone else – the stigma is just from myself. I’m ashamed of myself and my mental health problems. They make me weak. I keep them a secret. People ask me […]

I ❤️ Colouring Books 26

Colouring books for adults are everywhere. Aswell as being a massive craze, with thousands flying off the shelves, colouring books have also become a contentious issue. They have now been blamed for the infantilisation of women, being anti-feminist, a futile exercise for the money rich, time full, unstressed female and most definitely not art therapy, thankyou very much. All of this I find ridiculous and quite frankly offensive. It is belittling those people with genuine mental health difficulties. A lot of people obviously find that a little bit of colouring is a good way to block out some of the […]