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
In this post I will be sharing a run down of symptoms I start to experience in the early stages of depression. So a bit of background. I haven’t posted in ages, I’ve had either nothing or too much to … Continue reading The Early Stages of Depression
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
I see so much information available online about the symptoms and diagnosis, and even medicinal treatment of bipolar disorder. This is really useful information, however I find little is said about what it is like living day to day with … Continue reading Living With Bipolar Disorder
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 question is one that has come about due to my experience of having first no diagnosis, then a misdiagnosis, then finally a confirmed diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder living in the UK. For years leading up to my diagnosis I … Continue reading How Bipolar Disorder and BPD are Diagnosed in the UK