Opening up about your depression

Depression can be a dark and desolate place. The only thing you have is yourself and your dark thoughts. The help and support from others is a very important part on the road to recovery, but disclosing your mental ill-health to others is not an easy thing to do, it takes a considerable amount of…

A case of chicken and egg

I didn’t sleep again last night. This insomnia is incessant because my mind won’t settle. I really need to learn how to relax. What better way to make use of the sleep deprivation at 4am than by writing a blog post about it. I’ve used the analogy of the chicken and the egg, because even…

My Vulnerable Mind

If you’ve ever suffered with depression, you’ll know that it’s unlike any sadness you’ve ever felt before. There’s a hopelessness about life, you can’t eat, you have no energy, but you can’t sleep. You just feel worthless and life feels pointless. Maybe that’s how you feel too. The words in the poem I’ve written may…

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