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

November – The Happiness Challenge

So, October has been and gone and November is upon us already!  It's beginning to look a lot like....Chr....nearly! October Challenge So last month's challenge was #blogtober - posting a blog post every day during the month of October and I failed dramatically!  Unfortunately I was still recovering from being unwell which had taken it's … Continue reading November – The Happiness Challenge

An Interview With… Jamie Pearson

Through blogging I have met some incredible and brave people.  During the course of me appearing on The IBD & Ostomy Support Show, I met Jamie.  He lives not far from me which was an obvious starting point for a conversation.  He has become a good friend and is always there for a chat and … Continue reading An Interview With… Jamie Pearson

‘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’