The Low Mood

From the naked eye you see a smile A delightful smile of a woman who has everything What you don’t see are the bricks within the decorated walls The bricks that weigh down her emotions The bricks that fall on her heavy as she sleeps You can’t see the bricks she holds within herself So […]

What does missing an antidepressant do to your brain!?

If you have a chemical imbalance within your brain, missing one capsule can have a devastating effect on your health and your life. I was subject to this. I was wallowing through life, replenishing my soul, afraid to dream of my shadows, afraid to break the eggshells I stepped upon until I spoke up. I […]

Till death do us part

A tree never forgets it’s roots right? Well nethier do people.  Observation is a gift. It’s a resemblance of being open-minded. I’m not one of those people who says “Get over yourself” or “You’re just being silly” if someone opens up to me about a problem. I’m the type of person who understands real world situations and what […]

Have you ever let a friend down because of your anxiety?

I have, and this has always given me tremendous guilt. Guilt because when my brain doesn’t want to co-operate and you’re worried about how you will seem. You just want to apologise to your friend’s but they understand when you’re not well but slowly they begin to walk away from you like you’re a burden […]

Value your emotions because they’re valid

Emotions are gifts. They allow us to feel, they allow us to construct, they allow us to create. Is this a bad thing? No. Modern society sees normal emotions as a burden to the stability that is trying to be created through sociology development. We are transforming people into robots to care only about themselves […]

Self-reflection and creative ideas

Many people ask me where my creative ideas come from. They come from my experience, the come from the fireworks of chemicals zapping through my fragile mind. Am I ashamed of this? No. Why should I be? Its not about what is wrong with us, it’s about how we can improve our own mental health and wellbeing without […]

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 box […]

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, […]

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 a […]

The aftermath of psychological manipulation

What is subtle psychological manipulation? My personal definition is the process of transferring underhanded tactics to manipulate an individual using majority influence in an attempt to discredit and restrict someone from making their own decisions and deprive them from their basic needs. Yes I’ve been through this and survived. The damage is long-lasting but it […]

What the narcissist will say about you behind the scenes

Have you ever wondered what the narcissist might say about you in your absence?? I’ve had to deal with a lot you know, time will tell – they will mess themselves up. He/She just wants my attention – take no notice I’ve got nothing to hide, I’m innocent They gave me depression She/He didn’t love me, they […]

Being open about mental health isn’t attention seeking 💓

In order for others to have their voice heard there needs to be change and there will be change. We need less discrimination in society and more practicicalities to aid individuals with the necessary life skills to be able to do well with their life. Some people want the help and some people don’t. The […]