Taking back control and find freedom from thoughts. Mindfulness in action- at the deep end, where it counts.
Do some exercise, they say, it'll be good for you, they say. But what can you do when even walking down the garden path gets you out of breath and panicky?
Reasons not to throw your phone down the loo... yet.
'I can't get out of bed.' Depression may be classed as a mental illness, but it manifests itself physically.
It isn’t always easy to meet the expectations we hold ourselves to. Doing the best you can, and progressing with patience.
Recovery is not one simple straight line, and sometimes it is hard to remember that while it is a process of ups and downs it is also taking you forwards.
Depressions ultimate b****-slap: what is the point in even trying?
A good reminder to me why I do this blog, and also to any of you who also are out there sharing your stories and struggles with mental illness. Keep going, keep talking, keep sharing, keep supporting. Because there is nothing like knowing that someone else really understands where you are and has got through it before you. Personally, remembering this brings me so much hope and strength.
I do hope you’re all well.
Depression: What about sex? What about love?
Why dogs make great emotional support buddies.