Mental Health Awareness Week: Mindfulness

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is mindfulness. This is a good move in my eyes as the waiting lists for counselling get longer and longer and a lot of people just don’t want to rely on ‘happy pills’; finding ways to help yourself cope in moments of stress and […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

Each year, for one week in May, the Mental Health Foundation have a mental health awareness week campaigning on a different theme each year. This year’s theme is anxiety and hopefully you’ll be seeing this banner a lot… Are you anxiety aware? I’ve written before about my ups and downs with clinical depression, but, it’s currently […]

Ditching The Grey On Blooming Monday

I’ve written before about my history of anxiety and depression and I’m currently prescribed Prozac while the hospital gets to the bottom of my recurrent vertigo problems. Despite some press stories and Wikipedia claiming that Blue Monday was January 6th this year, with the reasoning that the first Monday back at work after the festive season […]