This post is now on YouTube I recently uploaded my first YouTube video addressing different techniques that can be used to make it easier to talk about mental health needs with people who have little or no understanding of the … Continue reading When Someone Reaches Out To You (Revisited)
Reaching out about mental health problems is extremely difficult, but it is also extremely difficult to be on the receiving end. Especially if, like most, you don’t know what you can do or say and don’t want to do the … Continue reading What NOT To Do When Someone Reaches Out To You – Mental Health
I haven’t written much recently, for months now. There has been a lot going on in my life, my relationship ended and my job has become highly stressful. I have moved out and had to adjust to a change of … Continue reading Shame and Mental Illness
Recently I have spoken a lot about mania and mixed episodes, referring most of my depression related segments to Major Depressive Disorder. In this post I outline the similarities and differences between Bipolar Depression and Major Depressive Disorder, and tips … Continue reading How to overcome Bipolar Depression.
This post, inspired by my recent trip to Leeds festival outlines how I manage my bipolar disorder during a festival. Basic Needs Following Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs we will first look at the basic human needs. Nutrition First and fore … Continue reading How to manage mental health/bipolar disorder at a festival
Communicating mental health needs can be an incredibly difficult and frustrating thing to try to do. I recently wrote a post about the problem with communication with mental illness explaining why this is the case, in this post I offered … Continue reading Communicating Mental Health Needs Advice