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As tears steam down my face, I wonder if you realise the pain you are causing me. I look out of my bedroom window searching for that one ray of light. I desperately reach out to it...
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20th Nov 2013
Often I'd have extreme suicidal thoughts, feelings of shame, guilt and also anger. My imagination was very dark. It all caused me to be cerebrally fatigued. The constant noise in m...
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18th Nov 2013
Firstly an update: Back in April I wrote a blog post titled 'Me vs Mental health and a mountain', about my experiences of depression and anxiety, and how I would be raising money f...
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11th Nov 2013
Dear Depression, Unfortunately I think it is time we said goodbye. This has been a difficult decision to reach but I really think it is for the best. You have been with me through ...
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04th Nov 2013
As I sit, looking at the blank screen, and think of what to write, where to start. I feel a sadness in my heart that is bubbling up inside. I am absolutely without a doubt, blessed...
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02nd Nov 2013
The true horror of Halloween is the towering and terrifying stigma around mental health. It sends shivers down my spine to realise that deeply disturbing attitudes towards those wi...
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29th Oct 2013
1. Be kind to yourself. You are not perfect, you are a flawed human being with the right to make mistakes and the right to learn. Give yourself a break. 2. Anger is a healthy emoti...
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26th Oct 2013
It's always difficult this time of year. Seeing the dread words "British Summer Time Ends" printed on the calendar really doesn't help matters, as it means it's going to get worse ...
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24th Oct 2013
Well... this is my first attempt at a blog.... it is something that I have been fighting with the idea of for months... 'fight' you say? Yes, fight... because, as I suspect is comm...
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23rd Oct 2013
When I was a child, I guess the society we lived in was what could only be described as 'normative'. Sometimes it was excessively so, in my (not always humble) opinion. Any sign of...
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19th Oct 2013