You’ll Be Glad It’s Not You

 (a poem for mental health awareness week) Are you aware of my mental health? In real-life probably not. Online support is tremendous. Real-life support not so hot. Ask me how I’m feeling, And I will tell you “I’m fine.” Because the truth makes you embarrassed, As though the problem’s only mine. I’m not just sad, […]

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 […]