Blogs, mental health

I spent the night at a sleep clinic

Those of you that have followed me on here or on Twitter for a while will be aware that in the past year I have been diagnosed with a condition known as Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. In a nutshell, it's a conditon that causes the sufferer to experience a regular pattern of disturbed sleep. Typical symptons… Continue reading I spent the night at a sleep clinic

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My experiences with social media

I read a great blog post by the always fabulous Charlotte Underwood last week which centred around her time on social media and her experience when she chose to cut certain platforms out of her life. It's a great read and I recommend you check it out when you have a moment. It certainly got… Continue reading My experiences with social media

Blogs, mental health

Don’t fear change. Embrace it.

Change is something that many of us find hard to deal with and to embrace. We get comfortable and then we're more than happy to just plod along in the same way that we have been because it feels safe, and we all just want to feel safe, right? But change isn't something that should… Continue reading Don’t fear change. Embrace it.

Blogs, mental health

What depression feels like to me.

Today I've been feeling suicidal. Those of you that have followed my story throughout the lifetime of this blog will be aware that this is nothing new. I often have days where I've just had enough of being me and can't be bothered to carry on. Today was one of those days, and I couldn't… Continue reading What depression feels like to me.

Blogs, mental health, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Why is losing weight often considered a solution to mental health problems?

When I was a kid I was as skinny as a rake. As thin as you like. Everything about me was skinny. Especially my arms. I always hated my arms. All the other boys in my class had thick arms. Muscley even. Mine were like twigs in comparrison, and boy was I made to feel… Continue reading Why is losing weight often considered a solution to mental health problems?