Do you really know just how much you are capable of? So often we can put barriers in our own way, doubts and fears that prevent us from achieving our true potential. Just take the next step, you never know how far it might lead you. Advertisements
What’s a man to do when his son wakes up and tells him he has no school trousers? Oh, I know, go to Tesco and find out how incompetent you are and flap like an idiot! Enjoy, I do it so you don’t have to!
Struggling with mental health is compounded by stigma, ignorance and judgements which prevent many people from seeking the help they need. This vlog considers the importance of challenging this stigma, of raising awareness, and the reality of mental illness and taking anti-depressant medication.
One of the hardest things for us to understand is the feeling of being suicidal. We all know that life has its ups and downs and that we will go through struggles in our lives, but most people will never seriously contemplate taking their own life, and it is very difficult to understand people that … More Vlog – Understanding Suicide
Seeing a loved one struggling with a mental health problem is very difficult. People ask me how they can help a friend, partner or family member that is experiencing difficulties. I hope that this vlog offers some thoughts that might help. If there is anything that you would like to see addressed in my vlogs … More Vlog – How Do You Support Somebody With a Mental Health Problem?
Every day we see the highlight reels of countless people’s lives on social media. It’s good for us to share these happy times with our friends and family, but it can be too easy to question the reality of our own lives when comparing them to the highlights of others’. Living in the social media … More Vlog – Life, it’s Not All Sunshine, Palm Trees & Hammocks!
Dating. Bloody hell, dating. If you’ve been there, you know what I’m talking about. If you haven’t, watch and learn – and remember that the grass ain’t necessarily greener…!
In this vlog I talk about how counselling helped me, both to get through serious struggles with my mental health, and to get through a challenging life situation. The key? Learning to better understand and accept myself. Seeing a counsellor isn’t just for people with ‘something wrong with them’, it’s something we could all benefit … More Vlog – Counselling: Know Thyself!
My latest video discusses just how depression actually feels and why it is so, so far away from merely feeling sad or miserable. Imagine trying to ask someone that is steaming drunk to act stone cold sober and you may get some idea of how it feels for a severely depressed person to be told … More Vlog – How it Feels to Live With the Black Dog
In my second vlog I talk about a few of the things that I learned during divorce. Subtitles not included…