Last week I wrote a piece on my experience with going on SSRIs to help treat my depression. I’ve already gone over the positives of SSRIs but nothing is without its downsides. SSRIs are incredibly effective and they served their purpose really well but in the interest of keeping discussions on mental health going and […]Read more "Sad Girls Club: Coming off meds"
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or a mental health practitioner, everything I say here is in relation to my personal experiences with SSRIs (not MAOIs). You should always see your doctor about any decisions relating to your mental health. In light of Mental Health Awareness Day and seeing all the wonderful, brave people who […]Read more "Sad Girls Club: Going on meds"
Dyspraxia is dyslexia’s unpopular cousin that nobody really knows about. Stemming from the Greek word, praxis, which means “doing” – it is just that, an inability to do things. Call it an overly simplified description but it’s bang on the money in my book.Read more "Dyspraxia: The ‘Doing’ Disability"
Buckle up kids because this is going to be a bumpy, rambly one. It didn’t feel right letting depression awareness week pass by without speaking up. As we all know many people suffer from depression, in a tie with anxiety it is the most common mental illness in the UK today, and those are just […]Read more "Sad Girls Club: Happy #DepressionAwarenessWeek"
You’d think that by now people would understand that invisible illnesses are actually invisible, meaning that you can’t see them or tell that a person has one most of the time. It really bothers me when people react negatively when they find out someone has a mental health problem or accuse them of throwing themselves […]Read more "Invisible Illness Misconceptions: But you’re so happy!"
It’s been awfully quiet on here the past few days and I thought I’d share why that was.Read more "It’s Oh So Quiet"
Lowering the tone of my blog now because I think it’s important to talk about mental health – no matter how gloomy. I am a long time sufferer of depression, I’m usually okay thanks to my medication and counselling that I had a while back. You can read more about how it started and how […]Read more "Let’s talk about depression"