Seasonal Affective Disorder is a particular type of depression that is linked to those months of the year where natural daylight is significantly reduced. In the UK at least, this is most commonplace where the clocks revert back an hour from British Summer Time to Greenwich Mean Time; October to March.
It feels like an absolute lifetime since we all enjoyed a Covid-free life. No matter which way you turn you're faced with the consequences of the ongoing global pandemic. It has affected everything from the way in which we interact with our fellow humans to the way that we buy our weekly groceries. Nothing is… Continue reading Coping with Covid fatigue
There's always so much emphasis put on to talking about our problems when it comes to dealing with mental illness. But you can't paint everybody with the same brush.
…with the best will in the world we all make mistakes and poor decisions.
A lot has been said about the mess that the UK government have made of both A-Level and GCSE results this year. In many ways you could argue that, given the ongoing situation in the world with Covid-19 and everything that's associated with it, it was likely that the process of awarding grades to students… Continue reading A GCSE Triumph and a return to College.
I'm not sure why I felt like revisiting my teenage, (and younger) years today. It's not like I have particularly fond memories of them like most people do. My years spent growing up in Surrey were mediocre at best. I was physically and mentally bullied for pretty much the entire amount of time I spent in education, which lead to self-loathing, lonliness and the early onset of depression.