Category: Depression

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 …

Why Is It So Hard To Get Mental Health Support?

I want to start by saying that I am very lucky. For a start, I married an Occupational Therapist who specialises in mental health, which is like the holy grail of husbands for someone with depression and anxiety (Love you, Mr Becca!). I also have a pretty good GP. When …