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Are GPs doing enough to help solve the UK's mental health crisis?

I remember sitting there, my hands trembling as I clasped the armrest of the chair that I sat on. Sitting opposite to me was the doctor. 1,470 more words


Flesh and Blood

“Hey, look up!  You don’t have to be a ghost, here amongst the living.  You are flesh and blood, and you deserve to be loved, and you deserve what you are given.” 7 more words


Let's Talk About It

Afternoon, all. It’s afternoon for me.

I just finished an article over at MyTrendingStories about Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter and whether any of it matters. 642 more words

Mental Health

Relationships as a Person with Schizoaffective Disorder

Romantic relationships are something almost all of us will experience or desire at some stage in our life. All relationships will come with their ups and downs, and can be difficult enough without the addition of a mental illness, or more than one mental illness thrown into the mix. 1,055 more words



​When my therapist first said the word ‘Grounding Techniques’ I must of looked extremely puzzled because I had only ever heard of the term grounding in a spiritual way, and I didn’t think for one minute we’d be asking spirits to join us in my therapy room! 1,173 more words


Bipolar Update

I’m feeling better today than I did last night.

I am a type II bipolar, meaning I’m more focused on depression than mania.  I also rapid cycle, which means my episodes come and go in short, mild spurts, but they happen quite often. 69 more words


No Job again!

If I was to summaries the last few days in one word I would have to use “interesting”, two words would be “character building”.

Yesterday I had a meeting at work to discuss the absence I had as a result of my fall down the stairs a few weeks ago.  941 more words

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