Depression kills. It eats you up inside and swallows you whole. Lucky are those who escape its grasp. I am going through a period of change right now. There are elements that are sad and which have made me cry, a lot. But, today for the first time in my life I face the world … More Depression ~ The Reality
Further to my bipolar diagnosis, in 2013 I began a new spiritual and wellbeing journey which would aid my recovery further. Thank you Facebook, is all I can say. Social Media may have its down side however it can help you harness the power of connection with great success. Through Facebook I met and became … More The Rise of the Soulpreneurs
Don’t you just love it when you stumble upon an absolute gem on the interweb? Danielle Hark has been affected by mental health challenges, both herself and with loved ones, she has made it her mission to empower as many other people who are struggling as possible, especially through the use of photography and creativity. … More Broken Light Collective ~ the online photography gallery for people affected by mental illness
Rachel Kelly suffers from depression. She is a journalist and mother with a long standing interest in mental health. Rachel worked at The Times for ten years as a reporter, feature writer and columnist on alternative health. Her long-standing interest in poetry led her to co-found the bestselling app of children’s poetry iF Poems, and … More Let’s talk…Poetry and Depression with Rachel Kelly
Mindfulness-based therapy could be helping to prevent thousands of people from relapsing into depression every year. This would have huge knock on benefits both socially and economically, making it a sensible treatment to be making available, even at a time when money is short within the NHS. ~ Dr Andrew McCulloch, Chief Executive of the … More Mindfulness: Are you there yet?