Mental Health: #NotJustAHeadline

Dear Media: Headlines like these don’t help everyday people dealing with mental health issues, please choose your words carefully.

                        

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Posting A Letter – A Journey Through Depression

Hyperbole And A Half: One of the best blogs on Depression I’ve ever laid eyes on. Click on this pic to read it.

Depression Is An Asshole

If Depression was one of the X-Men, it would be Magneto, but instead of having control over metal objects, it controls your mental and physical energy. It’s a magical force that robs your ability to complete even the simplest and mundane of tasks.

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Sharing Your Mental Health Story Online Is Not Mandatory

Don’t Share Your Mental Health Struggles With The World If You Don’t Want To

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I realise that a loudmouth yoke like me telling all and sundry this kind of thing is the height of unmitigated cheek, but sure lookit, who else is best placed to offer this wisdom? YOURS TRULY, THAT’S WHO.

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Anatomy of a System Fuck-Up

My Fight For Better Mental Health

Let me tell you a little story about the last time I went for help with my mental health issues. It’s not a happy story to be honest, but it’s not a tragic story either, thank the Gods. However, it could very well have been, Continue reading

Five Little Triumphs In My Battle For Mental Health

Micro-Managing Your Day When The Going Gets Rough

Speaking as someone who falls in and out of The Bunker mental health-wise fairly regularly, I’m pretty much a top-class expert when it comes to focusing on The Little Things to give my poor beleaguered mind a brief respite from firing on all cylinders in Crisis Mode. A crisis, I might add, which never fully materialises. The joys of Generalised Anxiety Disorder.

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