Mental Health Gift Boxes

I’m designing mental health gift boxes using my own creative abilities to give others some light on a solemn day… Each gift box will contain an acrylic painted canvas with an improvised feel good poem written by me, two surprise gifts and two arts and crafts goodies for the rainy days at £9.95 per boxContinue reading “Mental Health Gift Boxes”

Mental health Awareness Post

#MentalHealthAwarenessPost Take away the shame of the stigma… Here’s my story of how I defeated my depressive symptoms… In September 2018 my brain changed. I knew something was wrong but I couldn’t fathom what and would think about everything I’ve learnt and compare my symptoms to my prior knowledge. Over the years I’ve had CBT,Continue reading “Mental health Awareness Post”

Measuring moods

One night I sat there contemplating my ‘depression’ thinking why do I feel depressed when I have many things going for me? Why do I experience mood swings and shifts in my perspective? Why I feel lost without a source of comfort in times of need. I thought up an idea as I was researchingContinue reading “Measuring moods”

How do ‘biases’ affect the general population?

Biases are contradictive. Biases are incorrect. Biases are forms of opinionated judgement. We all haven’t experienced the same experiences except we can conform to the same idea based on another’s intuitive judgement. Status is mostly responsible for this. We will unintentionally use the availability heuristic to make judgements about people even when not represented with the facts.Continue reading “How do ‘biases’ affect the general population?”

The difference between ‘thinking’ and mental health conditions

So we’ve all heard the saying – ‘If you can change your thoughts you can change your life.’ Yes this is true…   But…   Mental health conditions can affect an individual neurologically, physically and mentally that can have a substantial impact on everyday life. Some mental health conditions require medication to keep the brainContinue reading “The difference between ‘thinking’ and mental health conditions”

Living with Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder; not a mental health condition so it’s harder for those on the autistic spectrum to explain themselves in times of crisis through face to face communication methods. We look normal on the outside although we can talk in the first person a lot. It is assumed we have no empathy exceptContinue reading “Living with Asperger’s Syndrome”

Mental health conditions affect men just as much as women

One of my good friends is a man with the same condition as me and he expresses himself so compassionately I see him as a warrior, a survivor, someone with potential who doesn’t even know it. I was struggling since I was a child. Why is this relevant? You cannot predetermine the course of aContinue reading “Mental health conditions affect men just as much as women”

Using the environment to describe mental health💙

Developing skills 📝 I took some rather splendid photographs of Central London this week for my research portfolio which I plan to use to describe mental health using the environment as a visual perspective. How does this work?  You travel to a place that means something to you personally. It can be local, abroad, orContinue reading “Using the environment to describe mental health💙”

The Neurology of Mental Health

I sit and I wait, and sigh A dreamer to the observer A loner to the other eye My brain slithers So effortlessly Through many comparisons of mood Yet no one understands The pain. The headache The disorganised spelling Normal speech and a thousand words Cannot heal this awful curse

A Special Kind Of Project

Okay, so I had a mental breakdown although little did I know it would open opportunities and possibilities for me to develop myself even further. I’ve learnt so much from aspiring people who are interested in the way I write and have a new advertising project to contend with. To focus on writing makes meContinue reading “A Special Kind Of Project”