It’s 4.45am and once again I find myself wide awake and unable to fall back asleep. That’s not through want of trying though! No having awoken from my usual disturbed slumber at the ludicrous time of 3.30am I’ve done all the usual things you do when you wake up in the middle of the night… Read More Living with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
I saw this post on Instagram earlier and it really inspired me.I hope it can inspire you too.
Ever since I started this blog my goal has always been the same. To reach out and reassure people that are suffering with a mental illness that they’re not alone. That there are others out there who are in a similar boat to their own. I’ve always tried to keep things honest and real about… Read More Recovery and reinvention
Christmas can be a stressful time for many of us, and all too often we end up putting everyone else’s happiness before our own. With that in mind, here are 3 tips to help make the festive season a bit more bearable. 1. Be selfish – As harsh as this might seem it is important… Read More 3 tips for a less stressful Christmas
Note: I originally wrote this blog earlier this year for The Huffington Post. Unfortunately it wasn’t approved and published, perhaps because of the somewhat sensitive content contained within. Trigger warning: This article contains descriptions of self-harm and suicide. The term “mental health” is bandied about a lot these days. It’s almost as if it’s become… Read More My Experience Of Mental Illness And The Mental Health System
Last week I attended an assessment for Personal Independence Payment or as it’s more commonly known as PIP. This wasn’t the first time that I’ve had to go to one of these appointments. I previously applied to receive the additional payment earlier in the year after the DWP told me that I was entitled to… Read More Applying for PIP… Again!