I have previously mentioned that I believe our lives to be similar in a way to a soap opera or a piece of fiction if you like. Different storylines run independently and concurrently, while characters come and go as each of those storylines run it's course. Some of those characters might have been only required… Continue reading Life. Rewritten.
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.
Many of you will be aware that I returned to education back in September. Initially to retake my Maths & English GCSE's but with a view to moving onto an Access to Higher Education course and then ultimately to study creative writing and publishing at university. In reality it's a five year plan that, when… Continue reading Imaginative Writing
I've been watching a lot of Christmas films the past few weeks. Many of them appalling TV movies that wouldn't have a hope of making it into the cinema. But they all have one key thing in common.