Mental Health Awareness Week 2016: You Don’t Have To Fight It Alone.

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW16) is between 16th and 22nd of May, and this year is following the theme of relationships Find out more about MHAW16 here: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week I am supporting MHAW16, especially because of this theme. When you have the support of friends and family, and have someone to turn to when you are struggling, it can make the road to recovery not so bumpy. A lot of mental illnesses make people feel isolated, and it can be difficult to know what is going on in your own mind. It can be even more difficult trying to explain these feelings … Read more…

Dating Someone With Mental Illness – How To Help

You meet the perfect one. Beautiful, charming, funny. You feel the connection and want to spend your time with this person, because they are just amazing. Then, they tell you something. They have depression, anxiety or both of them. But they seem so happy. How could they possibly be so ill? What will that mean to the relationship? What use would I be if they are suicidial or having a panic attack? The simple truth is, unless you’ve been through a similar experience, it can be hard to really understand what your significant other is going through. But trust me, … Read more…

When They Don’t Love You Anymore…

   … Get out there, live your life and be happy. Make them realise that leaving you was the worst decision of their life. But never take them back. Unless you truly believe they deserve a second chance (depends on the circumstance) but even then they should be begging for your forgiveness. Here are a few quotes about breakups. Where I’ve put a sad quote, I’ve tried to pair it with a positive quote, to give you strength. Don’t look on this is being alone and unhappy, but a chance to look after yourself, and to learn to love yourself. … Read more…

Don’t Give Up

I have a message for everyone out there who is struggling with life at the moment. I wish no one had to suffer with mental illness like depression, as it is such a terrible thing to have to live with. But I want to let you know something, you can fight it. I won’t lie, it won’t be an easy battle, but once you are there you will feel amazing and confident. And because of your past experiences, you will be a much better and wiser person, and able to help others who are going through similar problems.  I’m still in the … Read more…