Covid Brain

Covid Brain

Life has evolved to a version of normal, with shops, pubs, cinemas and restaurants open again. I’ve started seeing friends who I’ve missed terribly during lockdown and it’s a joy to reconnect. I’m struggling to be creative; I start writing but...
Meds for the Mind

Meds for the Mind

Over the last few years, the conversation about mental health has opened up, especially on social media. Unfortunately, the conversation has got stuck and just ‘talking’ about it is no longer enough. We need move forward and discuss treatment, therapy and...
Manic Monday

Manic Monday

Kanye West’s presidential campaign rally has brought the subject of Bipolar disorder into the spotlight. Having Bipolar myself, I understand some of Kanye’s apparent mania. I tried to watch the whole speech but I found it too distressing. Kanye scream I...
Slight Return

Slight Return

I’ve been struggling to write this blog recently. My mental health dilemmas seem pretty insignificant in the face of the horror and hardship that has been crammed into the last six months. I’m not particularly hopeful about the immediate future because our...
An Education

An Education

It’s been a few weeks since my last post, I’ve written a couple of articles but decided not to published them because they felt trite and inappropriate. I can’t publish anything else without discussing the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests...
Food for Thought

Food for Thought

It has been Mental Health Awareness week, and this year feels like a particularly important time to pay attention to our mental health. We’re living through such a strange, frightening, tragic time and it’s unlikely anyone will get through the lockdown without some...

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