Category: Mental Health

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 …

5 Things Living With Anxiety Has Taught Me

Anxiety sucks. I’m pretty sure we all agree on that. And I’m not trying to pretend that it isn’t awful. But I have learned a thing or two along the way. I am stronger than I think Anyone living with anxiety is stronger than they think. Anxiety makes me feel …

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 …

Music and Mental Health – Songs That Lift My Mood

  This post is part of the Wellbeing Wonders Linky that I’m hosting with Emma from Sunshine and Rain. It’s a fab way to connect with other bloggers and reach new readers. So, if you’re a blogger, check out the info at the end of the post to find out how …