It has been nearly two weeks since I have been discharged. Going into hospital is often the place of respite for me. Its like I am a train that is about to break through the boom gates and fly off the tracks, but just in time my psychiatrist, AKA “my fat controller” changes the tracks. My course is diverted. In fact I come to a … Continue reading Discharged now what
When we think of physical and mental health, we often jump to the more serious end of the spectrum, diabetes, Cardiovascular disease etc, and overlook the impact even a minor illness can have. Continue reading Looking after your mental and physical health
Anger is a valid and vital emotion for looking after ourselves. It lets us know that we have been hurt, our boundaries have not been respected or our needs have not been met. Anger is also a common symptom of experiencing trauma, feeling invalidated and misheard. It is important that we learn how to release our anger safely and effectively. For some of us, this … Continue reading Activities to do when you are angry
Are you burning out?? Continue reading Are you burning out??
The weather is a common trigger for people with mental health difficulties. For some, summer can be really tough as it means wearing short sleeves, or overheating in long ones; it means more social activities, and longer days. For some, winter is really tough. I know my mental health is worse in winter; I feel trapped by the snow, the cold makes my scars hurt, … Continue reading Mental illness and the Weather – Coping with the changes
The updated * Showering with depression, disability and trauma. With downloadable resource guide for clinicians and consumers. Continue reading Showering with Depression, Trauma and Pain
Waiting to die in the waiting room Continue reading The emergency crisis for the mentally ill
GUEST WRITER LISA LICCIARDI – shares her important healthy eating tips! As someone who struggles with eating this is great advice Continue reading Kick starting a healthier you!
You are not unlovable. You are not someone’s burden. You are not undeserving of friendships, or relationships and life. Continue reading You are Deserving of Life
When self-harm does not appear “just” as scars. Continue reading Self-harm in its many forms