Please note, this is a personal experience and may not be how your experience will be. Things are changing so please see this blog post only as a personal experience to the founder, a GP may get you the correct support you need.
I felt it is important to understand that one reason I set up this website was because the support and help I received from the UK state both in health and welfare was beyond diabolical in my personal opinion and I am going to discuss exactly what I experienced as I reached levels of severe depression and at high risk of suicide in the hope that it can help others realise they are not alone and that there are strategies to heal yourself if you too experience a difficult situation. Continue reading “A personal experience of the NHS mental health dep and the current UK government”
When I was in the midst of my personal struggle and journey it was at the time that my family decided to buy a dog for my younger sister Alice. She had been nagging them for so long for one, 6 years in fact when finally my father gave in and bought a beautiful little Westland Terrier from the rural location of Wales. Continue reading “5 Reasons why a dog can help improve your mood”
It gives each of us different challenges and some are very, very hard to experience, so hard that in fact you wonder how it’s possible it will ever stop hurting or things will improve but in the end it is how we learn to deal with a difficulty that makes the difference in our lives. Continue reading “Learning to harness your pain for good”
Men, those who struggle with expressing their feelings openly for fear of ridicule, appearing weak, their sexuality being brought into question or seen as a moaner. How do we break these stereotypes and show that the only true strong people are not the ones who keep quiet and keep their problems to themselves but the ones that speak out are the ones who are strong by acknowledging something isn’t right? Continue reading “How do we make more men talk about their feelings?”