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Our blogging community consists of many contributors who are experts in the field of mental health, or who have themselves experienced mental illness and have experience and expertise to share through their own personal journey. We believe shared experience can help the feelings of isolation associated with mental health problems.

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It appears stating that people are in control of their own life and attitude is a most unpopular notion, but it is (in my humble opinion) not pointing fingers, rather empowering people to not be...
14th September 2015
A word of encouragement - Life is F'ing hard but that's OK. I know it sounds discouraging right? But I hope by the end of this piece it will have been one of the most encouraging things you...
18th June 2015
I am writing this for those who were kind enough to contact me after writing of my difficulties in getting a correct diagnosis of physical illness last year. A great deal has happened to me...
12th April 2013
It is a parent’s natural instinct to protect their children. We want them to have a carefree childhood, where they are free to wonder at beauty, enjoy the world around them and develop in their...
15th March 2013
I am becoming frustrated with my understanding of my Borderline Personality Disorder. I am a huge advocate of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy as a means of learning...
12th March 2013
I advocate replacing birthdays with wisedays. Why the devil not? They do in some cultures, so why not here? I’m grumpy about the way getting older is frowned upon; making wrinkles even more...
5th March 2013
I recently had a conversation in which the other person observed that I rarely arrange impromptu activities. My response was: "Well, I’m not an impromptu person." Everyone is...
4th March 2013
I was with a very close friend, and we had been chatting away happily for a couple of hours. I just finished sharing an anecdote about binging on a bucket of chocolate cake and custard when my friend...
7th February 2013
Tone that butt! Work those abs! Shift that belly! It’s enough to make me want to run and hide, and never look at my running shoes again. By far (and I mean miles), the worst thing about January...
19th January 2013
***This post represents a broad generalisation of observations, based on my personal social media feeds over the New Year period*** During the New Year period, my social media feeds seemed to be...
2nd January 2013
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