Mental Health, everyone by definition has it. Your brain is an organ. Just like your heart. Yet we talk about heart conditions. We actively from a young age take care of our hearts by exercise. We are bombarded with adverts for healthy lifestyles from trainers to healthy cholesterol butter. When was the last time you
I've had depression, but I can't say I understand it. Not properly. It's so personal and differs so much from day-to-day, person to person. The Other Side of Silence confirms all this. A beautiful and haunting memoir by Lisa Gask. Lisa, herself is a psychologist who suffers with depression. Her ability to interlink personal experience,
What Made Maddy Run, a brilliant insight into the world that was Maddy Holleran’s. The original article #SplitImage, is what inspired me to talk openly about my struggles with depression. Starting with my LifeUnfiltered post. I still remember sitting at work reading the article, all but crying and thinking, oh, I need to stop hiding.
Thirteen Reasons Why first came to my attention as a Netflix series. I had seen many a mental health charities speaking about the series. So I watched it. It's a difficult watch. The topics of suicide and sexual abuse are frank and honest. Admittedly, for different reasons I couldn't watch the actual suicide scene, choosing
Book #6 of the year was brilliant, insightful, funny and quite a whirlwind. How To Murder Your Life, is a memoir by Cat Marnell. Otherwise known as that beauty editor, who oh so publicly admitted to being a drug addict. Her book does not hold book. It's painfully evident she wrote the book, she mentions