Category: Mental Health

Why I Should Really Follow My Own Advice

I’ve talked about the importance of reaching out before You know… once, twice… a hundred times. In fact, just read all of my mental health posts. I challenge you to find one where I don’t say “talk to someone”. But it seems I’m better at giving advice than I am …

January Blues

January sucks It just does. I can’t think of a single argument to suggest otherwise. Here’s why: Everyone is skint Christmas, while lovely, is expensive. And most people get paid early in December, which seems great at the time, because you have extra money for those last minute Christmas bits… …

How to Avoid a Stressful Christmas Day

I’ve already talked about Christmas can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. How to avoid a stressful Christmas Day Let’s be honest, we all want to enjoy Christmas. We want to eat too much and drink too much, nap in the afternoon and spend the day unwrapping gifts. …

Christmas and Depression

I might have mentioned (once or twice) that I love Christmas. It’s actually the time of year when I’m at my happiest. But it’s not hard to see why some people sometimes struggle. Christmas and depression often go hand in hand There’s a lot of pressure on everyone at Christmas, …

Being OK on the Outside

Being OK on the outside is not the same as being OK on the inside I think most of us know that, right? To be honest, I think maybe I’m preaching to the choir on this one. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you probably already know that …

Is Social Media Damaging Your Mental Health?

How much time do you spend on social media? I’ll be honest. I couldn’t tell you. I’ve never paid much attention to it. The thing about being a blogger is that it’s kind of my job to spend time on social media. Social media is how most of my readers …