Blogs, mental health

Sinking

Today has not been a good day. Well, if I'm honest the past few weeks haven't exactly been peachy. But today it felt like everything just came to a bloody tedious head. I was supposed to give a short presentation today as part of my English group. I say supposed because right up until I… Continue reading Sinking

App reviews, Blogs, mental health

App review: Pixels

Pixels is an app for your phone that takes the basic premise of an old fashioned diary and reimagines it for the modern age. In it's most simple form it's a daily mood tracker. But take a little time to delve deeper into what the app has to offer and you'll find a fully fledged peronal diary application with detailed mood and feelings analysis at it's core.

Blogs, mental health

Unloading

Last week, it was decided with my GP that I am to be referred back to the Wiltshire & Avon Mental Health Partnership to be psychologically assessed for suspected Bipolar disorder. Today, I stood on the top floor of Cabot's Circus in Bristol city centre and looked over the edge with one thought in my… Continue reading Unloading

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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.

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My experience of working in Telemarketing

Prior to my well documented mental breakdown back in 2017, I had been working as part of a telemarketing team for a local company. Although this particular company didn't call it telemarketing. They referred to our department as 'Business Development' and I was known as the 'Business Development Team Leader.' A title that sounded quite… Continue reading My experience of working in Telemarketing

Blogs, mental health

Returning to education after twenty years.

So despite my mind's best efforts to try and sabotage any attempts I make to move on with my life, today I've actually managed to achieve a small victory against it. This morning I completed my college enrollment, and from 10th September I will once again become a student. Something I haven't been since I… Continue reading Returning to education after twenty years.