“La vie est courte” #PrayforParis

'La vie est courte', 'Life is short'. The recent news of the Paris attacks have no doubt affected us all. The horror and brutality of such murderous action and the subsequent loss of young lives generates sadness, anger and fear within all of us. Moments like these always make me think about life, and how lucky I … Continue reading “La vie est courte” #PrayforParis

Boost of the Day #100: One year of recovery on…

A year ago today, I was struggling. I woke up one morning, dressed for work as usual, and boiled the kettle. I remember vividly turning to my flatmate and saying 'I can't make it into work today'. Having forced myself to struggle on for a few months, I was broken for the first time in my life. I … Continue reading Boost of the Day #100: One year of recovery on…

Boost of the Day #82: Be nice to yourself

Self-criticism...one of my worst enemies. An enemy which can bring frustration, anger, isolation and eventually depression if it really persists. So let's stop it with a two step process! First step is recognition. As soon as you hear yourself becoming self critical and putting yourself down, recognise it and say 'stop' inside your head. Second step is … Continue reading Boost of the Day #82: Be nice to yourself

Buzzfeed Post: 11 Things No One Tells Guys With Depression

Read this great article from Buzzfeed here.  It's not only brilliant for highlighting the fact that it is very difficult for men who suffer with depression and/or anxiety. They are under pressure to maintain this 'manly' persona that society has made people believe in. They shouldn't show any weakness, or any humanity apparently! We need … Continue reading Buzzfeed Post: 11 Things No One Tells Guys With Depression