Medication can be something of an additionally stigmatised subject when it comes to mental ill health. Well I have been on Anti-depressants on three different occasions and here is my experience. The first was at age 17. I had been suffering with depression and anxiety … Continue reading It’s okay to… Take Medication
It’s my blogs 2nd Birthday and another World Mental Health Day, woop woop! 😊 I’ve chosen an important topic for my post today, asking for help!! When you struggle with mental ill health, it’s amazing how hard it can be to actually ask for help. … Continue reading It’s okay to… ask for Help!
There are so many stereotypes out there when it comes to Mental Health Problems and Mental Illness, one of the biggest being that you are crazy! Synonymous with the person in a straight jacket, rocking in the corner, talking to themselves, someone that can’t control … Continue reading It’s okay to…Go a little Crazy!
I recently had the chance to see a preview of Stand Tall Theatre’s production of Schizophrenia. This very timely, took place on Time to Talk Day 2018 at the Groundlings Theatre in Portsmouth. The play itself was focused on humanising the illness of Schizophrenia, rather … Continue reading Stand Tall Theatre: Schizophrenia
🎉🎆Today marks the 1 year anniversary of It’s Okay Right? Right! 🎆🎉 I can’t believe it’s been a year already. The last 12 months have had their ups and downs with my mental health but I’ve been able to work through it. I have to … Continue reading 1 year blogaversary & World Mental Health Day 2017
Escapism is something I enjoy both as a pastime and coping method for when I’m struggling with my mental health. There may be many people who believe that escapism is bad for you and not a healthy coping method and don’t get me wrong I … Continue reading It’s okay to…. Escape! Why I love a bit of escapism.
This post is inspired by P!nk’s song “Conversations with my 13 year old self” (or 15 year old self in my case). I think back to when this all began. The scared 15 year old girl who felt so much despair and hopelessness she would … Continue reading It’s okay to… have Depression!