When I was a kid I was as skinny as a rake. As thin as you like. Everything about me was skinny. Especially my arms. I always hated my arms. All the other boys in my class had thick arms. Muscley even. Mine were like twigs in comparrison, and boy was I made to feel… Read More Why is losing weight often considered a solution to mental health problems?
I wonder why we often choose to look back at what we consider to be happier times instead of trying to look to the future? In my case, I always find myself looking back to the turn of the century. 1999 to 2000ish. Back then I was half the age that I was now, didn’t… Read More Change
I’ve been feeling low over the past couple of days. No, let me re-phrase that. I’ve been feeling rock-bottom over the past couple of days. So much so that I am in a constant battle with my own mind. The part of my mind that just doesn’t give a fuck about me or anyone else… Read More 27th March 2019
Mind fog. The inability to concentrate and think of anything. You have the ambition and the desire to try and achieve your daily goals but because of the swirling, ever-present pea-soup that sits in your mind like an un-welcome visitor you are unable to even contemplate getting that task list checked off. I’ve battled the… Read More Mind Fog
Living with a mental illness is a 24 hour daily battle with an internal force of negativity so powerful that it has the ability to strip you of everything that once made you the individual that you were.… Read More More needs to be done to help those living with mental illness.