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
I was incredibly fortunate the other week to receive an invitation from Channel 5 to come to London and meet with Paul Osbourne – the new Creative Director of the forthcoming Celebrity Big Brother series, as well as returning Executive Editor Tamsin Dodgson. I’ve been lucky enough over the past couple of years to also… Read More Meeting Big Brother
So things have been pretty good over the past couple of weeks in terms of my mental health. I feel like my current combination of meds are doing the job that they’re supposed to do and that my overall mood has been greatly improved. It’s like the big, thick cloud of black fog that has… Read More Getting better
Music is a very powerful medium. It has the ability to take us back to all sorts of places that we’ve been to during the course of our lives. For example, Stan by Eminem will always remind me of meeting my partner for the first time back in 2000, simply because it was playing in… Read More Songs to chill out to
Apologies for the lack of blog posts over the past week. I’ve kind of gone from posting 5 days a week to posting absolutely nothing. It has been a particularly trying week though this week. My partner had to be admitted to hospital for yet another operation on Tuesday so my focus has really been… Read More Making progress, slowly.