You Don’t Have To Fight It Alone

If we battle through our problems together, the walls that keep us trapped inside, away from others and from positivity will break down much faster! Being alone tends to encourage our minds to wander, and let in the negativity, which isn’t helpful. Grab a friend, a relative, a therapist, and talk through everything. You may even cry a bit, but letting out your emotions will really help you. If you talk to friends or family, it may be useful for them to read up on mental illness from an outsiders point of view, so they can understand how to help you. … Read more…

Exercise: Good For Physical AND Mental Health

I’ve taken up running. Not very far yet, but with each run, I get a little further. It feels good, as I am making progress towards a goal that I have set myself. I used to run a lot when I was at school, and I loved middle distance running, but when I left school I didn’t bother much with it. And, since I started work, my back and knees have been aching so much, which was enough to put me off any more physical activity around work, SInce I have been on sick though, my body has been feeling … Read more…

Never Be Scared To Tell Someone

Telling someone about your issues could be one of the best things you could do. It took me 9 years to pluck up the courage and admit I had mental health issues that I couldn’t control. And, you know what? I’m glad I did! It can be hard to find someone to tell. I could never tell my parents, as I thought that they would not understand. My grandad had depression, and commit suicide, so naturally my father would end up jumping to the conclusion that I would do the same thing. The first discussions I had were with people … Read more…