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the pill mental health

Lifestyle

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Is it linked? The Pill and Mental Health problems? That’s a big question. And one I’ve wondered for a while. It’s also a question that I know you’re probably wondering about too. Ever since I read, ‘Sweetening The Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control’ by Holly Grigg-Spall, I’ve been researching the […]

Did The Pill Make Me Depressed?

posy&posy flowers

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I’ve suffered with Seasonal Affective Disorder for as long as I can remember. In fact, I’ve written about it previously here and here (AD) As the nights draw in, and where you once were staring out of the window, on your commute home, and getting excited about having some dinner outside or catching a few […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder Is On Its Way; Here’s How I Get Ready For It

mental health journey 2

Personal Development

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Here’s a more personal one for you guys. Most of you have been around for my mental health journey and what I’ve documented so far. So I thought now was a good time to give you a bit of an update. On Leaving Teaching Fuck I miss teaching. I miss my colleagues. I miss the […]

Mental Health Journey: On Having A Life To Look Forward To

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With the recent news of the sad passings of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, our social media timelines are awash with well-meaning threads on why it’s so important to reach out when you’re struggling. But in my experience, it’s not always that easy and for some – it’s almost impossible. Here I’ll share my experiences […]

Why ‘Just Reach Out’ Isn’t Enough For Those Who Are Struggling With Their Mental Health

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No-one quite understands the phrase, ‘Winter is Coming’, quite like someone who suffers with SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder can affect most people in a range of ways. From low mood and energy to crippling depression. So it is essential that we look after ourselves at these times. With Cully & Sully, I explored how to […]

Self-Care on SAD Days

Mental health

Personal Development

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Today is World Mental Health Day. A day that aims to raise awareness of mental health disorders and begin to end the stigma that surrounds the very words, ‘mental health’. As some of you will know, I have mental health problems, an illness, a disorder – what even is the best way to put it? […]

How YOU Can End Mental Health Stigma