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, Studies

A change in direction

…with the best will in the world we all make mistakes and poor decisions.

Blogs, mental health, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Studies

A GCSE Triumph and a return to College.

A lot has been said about the mess that the UK government have made of both A-Level and GCSE results this year. In many ways you could argue that, given the ongoing situation in the world with Covid-19 and everything that's associated with it, it was likely that the process of awarding grades to students… Continue reading A GCSE Triumph and a return to College.

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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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Low

I've hit a massive low over the past few days, and I knew it was coming. I have this strange ability to sense when my mind is about to crash out on me, but yet I just carried on as normal and ignored the warning signs until it was too late. And so the crash… Continue reading Low

Blogs, mental health

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