Tag Archives: mental illness

Focus On Your Own Happiness

I’ll be perfectly honest, my mental health hasn’t been on top form recently but that is entirely my fault. I absolutely hate the fact that I have to rely on medication for happiness so in a spur of the moment … Continue reading

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We’re Not Cars. (Potential Trigger Warning)

People seem to have the misconception that once you’re discharged from counselling or any type of therapy that you’re suddenly better. Like the psychologist or doctor just snaps their fingers and you’re fine over night but that’s not how it … Continue reading

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One More Day.

Today is Sunday, making it the last day of the week and therefore, the last day of Suicide Prevention Week. Notice how it’s ‘Prevention’ instead of ‘Awareness’ as they are usually titled? I feel like that’s because we are already … Continue reading

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Book Review: Taboo – Thomas Piggott

I usually only read autobiographies of those that I’ve heard of before, usually my favourite celebrities or subjects that interest me whereas this particular book isn’t one that I would normally read, I thoroughly enjoyed it. ┬áThe book follows a … Continue reading

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Mental Health in Schools (Trigger Warning)

Every day, there are around 11 teenage suicides within the UK, which means that about 3,916 die by suicide every single year, and 3,916 families are horrifically affected. Going by the knowledge that these are teenage suicides, I would assume … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

This past year, I’ve learnt a lot about forgiveness. I used to be notorious for holding grudges against those who did me wrong, and it would eat me up inside for a so many weeks, months and years, until I … Continue reading

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Not Sick Enough

It’s a highly anticipated fact that people within the mental health community have to constantly fight against the stigmas that are constantly being pushed onto them by society. Most of this stigmas make mental illnesses seem as if they’re not … Continue reading

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