In the late 1950s there was a scandal. It was revealed that the Coca-Cola Company and Movie theatres had conspired … More
Depression has been around for a long time. There have been studies, analyses, investigations, laboratory tests and decades of research. … More
It is finally here, the post everyone has been waiting for. I am going to talk about window sizes – … More
Some of my earliest and fondest memories are of drawing, specifically sitting down with my mum and drawing. Or watching her draw, or listening to her telling me how to draw. I even remember sitting in the garden, drawing a shed
Health is everywhere, you see it in magazines on TV, in books, friends talk about it and they go on and on about being thinner, living longer and feeling younger. What I see much less however is any discussion about mental health
The average person in the UK earns between £20,000 and £30,000 per year, so virtually everyone you know will earn … More
If we have a reason for why something happens then we are much more comfortable in our environment – the cornerstone of modern religion. However it is for this reason why mental illness is so debilitating. We have no why. I want a why. Give me a why. Well ok, here is one explanation in to the evolutionary benefit of depression.
We have a very simple way to help each other. Just like an economy, the mind has its boom times and its busts. We are up some days and down others (possibly, maybe, slightly over simplified).
My demons ceased to be demons and became supporters. Encouragement was the new order of the day. Everyone and everything in my head was now aligned to doing this thing. There was no daily mental abuse, no depression, no anxiety
I try my best to explain my illness as something which is just there, it happens, just like the weather. We have to deal with it but the weather is not your fault, neither is it my fault