What does depression look like?

"She isn't depressed. She goes to work everyday and I see her out at the weekend" This is the kind of thing I hear muttered again and again about people with mental health issues. Everyone says they are more 'aware' of mental health problems, but when push comes to shove they don't always want to … Continue reading What does depression look like?

Thoughtful gifts for people with anxiety 

what to buy people with anxiety for christmas

I'm doing it. I'm mentioning the 'C' word. It's not that I'm particularly excited about this time of year (is anyone with depression really looking forward to Christmas?) but I am aware that the shopping for gifts is well underway for most people, so I wanted to offer some advice to those of you who … Continue reading Thoughtful gifts for people with anxiety 

Are you caring for someone with depression?

I wanted to pop on quickly and let you know that one of my most popular blogposts was spotted and picked up by a UK mental health charity this week. The lovely people at Heads Together asked me to expand on my experience and write a more detailed post which I was over the moon about! … Continue reading Are you caring for someone with depression?

10 helpful things to say to someone with depression

I recently posted about my Self-care tips for when you're depressed and whilst writing it I realised that it's always with the help of my other half that I feel better. I'm not saying that you need a partner to feel good - not at all - but over the years he has managed to … Continue reading 10 helpful things to say to someone with depression