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!

Something Changed – Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

This post was originally written for Positively Positive. Change. Apparently we don’t do the change thing very well. In fact, somewhere along the way it seems that we became so rubbish at it that ‘Change Managers’ and ‘Change Agents’ seem to have sprung up all over the place. (Can you imagine the graveyards of the … More Something Changed – Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

It’s Time to Talk (in a Middlesbrough Accent…) – The Vlog!

I wrote a book, I don’t know if you noticed, I don’t mention it much. Writing it helped me to deal with some very difficult challenges. Now, it’s time to talk. I hope that I can encourage others – and men in particular – to feel more able to admit to, talk about, and overcome … More It’s Time to Talk (in a Middlesbrough Accent…) – The Vlog!