Troublesome memories of a past life.

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.… Read More Troublesome memories of a past life.

Change

I wonder why we often choose to look back at what we consider to be happier times instead of trying to look to the future? In my case, I always find myself looking back to the turn of the century. 1999 to 2000ish. Back then I was half the age that I was now, didn’t… Read More Change

My Experience Of Mental Illness And The Mental Health System

Note: I originally wrote this blog earlier this year for The Huffington Post. Unfortunately it wasn’t approved and published, perhaps because of the somewhat sensitive content contained within. Trigger warning: This article contains descriptions of self-harm and suicide. The term “mental health” is bandied about a lot these days. It’s almost as if it’s become… Read More My Experience Of Mental Illness And The Mental Health System