It’s good to talk. Opening Pandora’s Box

“It’s ok not to be ok” This is the headline that is often used to break the stigma of mental health. It’s a simple and powerful statement, however for those who do have mental health issues (of which there are 200+ known diagnosed conditions) we know there are many complex layers that sit within this.Continue reading “It’s good to talk. Opening Pandora’s Box”

Resilience, Adaptability & Anxiety

This year has started off with a lesson in resilience and adaptability which has actually come from my cat and observing how she responds to trauma.  At the end of 2019, my beautiful cat Missy went blind. She is 17 years old and I love her to bits. The vet checked Missy’s blood pressure whichContinue reading “Resilience, Adaptability & Anxiety”

My Story

Hello. I am a mental health advocate and like many others, over the years I have experienced various life events that have impacted my mental health. I wanted to share some of my story for my first blog entry as this will set the scene for my future blogs and why I am so passionateContinue reading “My Story”