The Mental Health Tag

Good morning and happy new week. Today is officially known as Blue Monday - apparently the most depressing day of the year. Chronic Illness and Depression/Anxiety Many people don't realise that along with being diagnosed with a chronic illness, people are usually also struggling with their mental health. Having a condition which can mean you … Continue reading The Mental Health Tag

Coping With Anxiety – Grounding Techniques

Anxiety is the feeling of unease, worry or fear.  Everyone experiences anxiety during their lives - you may worry about taking an exam for example.  But there are peopl who experience these symptoms daily and struggle to control them.  Anxiety can take over a person's life and be a constant struggle. Anxiety is common in … Continue reading Coping With Anxiety – Grounding Techniques

An Open Letter To Those Opposed To Legalising CBD Oil In Medicine

To anyone against the legalisation of CBD oil for medicinal purposes, My name is Natalie and I am 32 years old.  I have suffered from chronic illnesses all my life.  I was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis at the age of fifteen months, so have never known life without it.  I was then diagnosed with … Continue reading An Open Letter To Those Opposed To Legalising CBD Oil In Medicine

‘Good To Talk’

Today is the World Health Organisation's World Health Day 2017. The focus for this year's World Health Day is depression. The WHO are running a year long campaign to raise awareness of depression and promote the slogan 'good to talk'. Close to 10% of the world's population suffer with depression or anxiety. It's an illness … Continue reading ‘Good To Talk’