Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Mental health at Christmas can be a difficult thing. Last week as part of my day job I sat down and discussed wellbeing tips with a couple of colleagues. Some spoke from personal experience, some spoke about tips they had previous seen online. 

I found the conversation...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

It's November, it's getting darker, colder and for some of us, that's not great. 

"Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that you experience during particular seasons or times of year. Depression is a low mood that lasts for a long time, and affects...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

It has been an emotional week for me as my Dad finally makes his move to Spain. I am delighted that Dad and Lesley are off to start this next adventure together. But I am sad too. 

**Written in September, delayed posting**

Having lived in Australia for a year I know...

Friday, November 1, 2019

On a cold Halloween night I made my way to my new surgery. Having recently moved I had to change practices, which I was sad about because my last practice, my Doctor in particular, was great. 

I signed in, sat down and just 25 minutes after my appointment time, my name...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

This question is very much one that has entered my mind and seemingly many other campaigners minds over the last year, but particularly last week with it being World Mental Health Day. 

For me there is a lot to unpack as part of this question, so I am going to do my