Tagged: depression

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Depression is Nobody’s Fault

Today I was signed off work for two weeks for my depression. I haven’t felt this bad four about five or six years and I’ve considered cutting. I won’t; I’m pretty sure of that actually but I spent a good...

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Anxious Mum and Clingy Son

Snappy is a good couple of months into the clingy phase. I’m not sure how much more I can take of it. Because I’m the wrong mummy. Changes There are few different reasons why Snappy is feeling so clingy. It’s...

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Depression And Personal Hygiene

I have a confession to make; once I didn’t shower or bathe for five years. Not once. Now, this isn’t something I talk about often, I mean think about it who really wants to admit that they managed to go...

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Coping With Happiness

I’m happy. I mean, on occasion I am so ridiculously happy I can’t actually handle it. Recently I’ve been so happy I’ve cried. I’d like to point out that depression isn’t about being unhappy. I still suffer from depression and...

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The Real Problem With Suicide

Last Saturday was suicide prevention day. Or suicide prevention week. Or suicide prevention month. Depending on the website. It goes without saying that for some people every day is suicide prevention day as they try and deal with their mental...

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Capably Capable

People treat me like a child sometimes. I am not a child. I’m 33. Sometimes I think people forgot this. I can look after myself. I actually can. I can cook, I can keep the house clean and I can...

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Everything Is Hard.

The thing about having a mental health problem is that you’re not normal any more. We fight to de-stigmatise mental health problems, but life with one is not normal. Suddenly you’re not like most people any more. You’re not like...