How To Recognize Depression In Older People

How To Recognize Depression In Older People

Anyone can experience depression. It does not discriminate. So this week I am taking a look at how depression can affect older people, and people who may be more vulnerable in society. How many times have you thought seriously about the elderly people in your lives' mental health? Probably not all that often. In fact, [...]

Guest Post: Managing Depression as a Mum

Guest Post: Managing Depression as a Mum

So this week is a little different because I have a great guest post by Emily of EmInRealLife blog to show you. She talks about handling depression as a mum and it really is an in-depth and interesting look at life as a single mum suffering with depression. She offers advice for dealing with depression as a [...]

January Favourites

January Favourites

I've decided I am going to do one of these posts every month where I outline some of my favourite things of the month. January 2018. What can I say? Possibly the longest month I have ever endured (and that includes the months I did Teaching Practice!) But it was actually a very good month [...]

2017: A Year in Review

2017: A Year in Review

This year has been a year of massive ups and downs. It was a year of learning - discovering who I am, discovering that I am stronger than I thought, and learning that I am resilient. This time last year I was going through depression and high anxiety. I was going to intensive therapy twice [...]

Social Anxiety During The Holidays

Social Anxiety During The Holidays

So Christmas has come and gone for another year. It always amazes me how huge the build up is, and how short the day itself is. As much as I love spending time with my family and friends and having the time off to enjoy relaxing, it's always a time of heightened anxiety for me. Why? Because of my social anxiety.

My Sunday Habits For A Productive Week

My Sunday Habits For A Productive Week

Sundays are meant to be a rest day. A day of relaxing before getting back into the work week. But lately I have been finding Sundays very difficult because I have had a negative mindset of counting down the hours until I go back to work. It takes a toll on my whole weekend enjoyment [...]