7 Myths About Depression That Can F**k Right Off

Despite the growing awareness of mental health, thanks to the brilliant work of organisations like Mind, Time To Change, and to all of the individuals that share their stories in the hope of helping others, myths still stubbornly persist. I’m struggling right now, coming off antidepressant medication after five years isn’t easy, and I know … More 7 Myths About Depression That Can F**k Right Off

Vlog: Antidepressant Withdrawal – Tablets & Tantrums!

To quote the lyrics of ‘Marblehead Johnson’ by The Bluetones, ‘Tonight I’m wound tighter than a watch spring, tonight you owe my patience quite a debt…’ Well, that’s not strictly true, because right now I have no patience AT ALL. In my latest update I talk about the ongoing challenges of withdrawal from antidepressants – … More Vlog: Antidepressant Withdrawal – Tablets & Tantrums!

Vlog: Coming Off Antidepressants – Not a Barrel Of Laughs!

I posted a couple of days ago about coming off anti-depressants. I felt great. The last couple of days… not so much!  In trying to raise awareness of issues around mental health I think it’s important to be honest. That means being able to highlight when things aren’t feeling great, and to show that managing … More Vlog: Coming Off Antidepressants – Not a Barrel Of Laughs!

Vlog: I’m Coming Off Antidepressants – and Look, I’m Still Me!

There are a many misconceptions about antidepressants. People seem to think that they turn you into a different person. Well, they helped to turn me from a very ill person to a well person, but they didn’t turn me into somebody else, and they didn’t change my personality (whether that’s for better or for worse … More Vlog: I’m Coming Off Antidepressants – and Look, I’m Still Me!

Vlog: It’s Coming Home Kids! – What We Can Learn from England’s Lions

World Cup 2018 – hope, glory, passion – who’d have thought it?!?  No achievement comes easily, we can face fear, adversity and even humiliation along the way. For Gareth Southgate it was missing a penalty in the semi final of Euro 96, for me it was having a public breakdown in front of over 100 … More Vlog: It’s Coming Home Kids! – What We Can Learn from England’s Lions