Blogs, Mental Health and Wellbeing

The onset of Seasonal Affective Disorder

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.

Blogs, mental health, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Coping with Covid fatigue

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

Blogs, mental health, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Funding. Not Clichés. #WorldMentalHealthDay

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.

Blogs, mental health, Studies

Imaginative Writing

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

Blogs, mental health

S.A.D and forced festive frivolity.

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.

Blogs, Gaming, mental health

My Overwatch addiction

Would I say that I am actually addicted? Probably. But is that such a bad thing?