Category: Depression

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, …

Infertility and Mental Health – Let’s Talk About It

Infertility sucks, doesn’t it? I don’t really think that covers it, but there aren’t enough words for how awful infertility is. Anyone who’s been through it (or is currently going through it) will agree with me, I’m sure. It’s like your whole world is turned upside down and something that …

When Your Mental Health Affects Your Relationships

I’ve talked about my mental health (and mental health in general) a lot, so you’ll know by now that I live with depression and anxiety. I’m actually feeling quite well at the moment, but I have good days and bad days. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that I’m not the only …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With Depression

I’ve previously written about things you should never say to a twin mum, and today I want to talk about Things you should never say to someone with depression.   Sometimes, people say things without thinking, with the best of intentions, without realising how they’re making someone feel. If you’re …

Men’s Mental Health – We Need To Talk

I’ve avoided talking about men’s mental health so far, because it’s obviously not where my personal experience lies. But it’s something we need to talk about. According to Mental Health Foundation, women are more likely than men to have a common mental health problem and are almost twice as likely …

Why I Talk About Mental Health

I know, from messages I’ve received, that most of the people who read my blog already understand why I talk about mental health. But, it seems that not everyone does. Last week, I received a comment on one of my posts, asking why I talk about mental health so much …