Headspace #6

Hi everyone! So first off some exciting news. Seeing as tomorrow (Tuesday 10th October 2017) is World Mental Health Day I’m going to be publishing an anonymous mental health blog every day this week to give a range of perspectives and help combat stigma. I’m travelling around the UK this week visiting family and taking … More Headspace #6

Headspace #5

Seeing as this is the fifth week of sharing anonymous mental health experiences, that must mean that headspace is over a month old. Yay! Go us! This weeks post focuses on something I’ve been struggling with recently – feeling happy when you’ve got depression. It is possible – just over a week ago I was … More Headspace #5

Brains and Trains

I like trains. If you’re reading this, you probably aren’t surprised to know that half of the books on my wish list are transport themed. I also care passionately about mental health. Again, you probably know this – you’ve seen my sharing my own and others mental health experiences. So, let’s be honest, it was … More Brains and Trains

Headspace #2

***Warning – this post discusses self-harm and suicide. If you are not comfortable reading or thinking about this topic, there is no pressure to read on. If you need someone to talk to you can ring the Samaritans on 116123 free from any phone in the UK.*** Yesterday – the 10th of September – was … More Headspace #2

Right Now

Normally, I write to reflect once something has happened and I’m OK. Today, I’m writing about how I feel right now, and it’s hard because it’s raw and real and so I’m going to go offline once I’ve posted this because we need to talk but sometimes it’s bloody hard. Look, I don’t want to … More Right Now

Headspace #1

A few weeks ago I quit my job for mental health reasons – which I wrote about here: Who’s got an impressive ginger beard and just quit his job? This guy. I had a great reaction, and many people got in touch saying they wished they could share their stories but don’t necessarily want to … More Headspace #1