Living with depression and developing an emotional toolkit to manage symptoms.
Tag: mental health
Sleep Deprivation? The Benefits of a Sleep Diary
I’ve heard about the benefits of sleep and keeping a sleep diary for over 20 years but it never seemed like something I should do. That was, until, I was so sleep deprived that I could no longer think straight! Years of going back and forth the doctor, only to be told I was depressed … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation? The Benefits of a Sleep Diary
Seasonal Affective Disorder – Are you SAD or just ‘Sad’?
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that ebbs and flows with the changing of seasons. Sufferers often find that the colder, winter months are their ‘down’ periods, whilst warmer, summer months they are happier. Whilst this is the most common scenario, people with SAD have been known to feel SAD in the summer … Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder – Are you SAD or just ‘Sad’?
Jesy is Out of the MIX
On Monday, Jesy Nelson announced that she would leave Little Mix. Her statement included the reason we all expected; the constant scrutiny and pressure causing her mental health to continue declining. Known as ‘The fat one’ and numerous attacks on the shape of her head/face, it is no surprise that Jesy has suffered with mental … Continue reading Jesy is Out of the MIX
Bullying in the Workplace – What should you do?
As I left school at the young age of 18, I remember a sigh of relief as I thought I would never experience bullying again. Oh, how wrong was I! Over 20 years later I am coming to the end of a bullying and harassment case at work. So… Bullying in Adulthood. Who knew that … Continue reading Bullying in the Workplace – What should you do?
5 Things to do During a Lockdown
Follow my blog with Bloglovin My usual day starts about 6am (sometimes before), then I make my journey to work... 57 miles and approximately 2 hours depending on the traffic! Then, come 4pm, I embark on the same tedious journey home. By 7pm I could be sitting down to dinner, or just making it... So … Continue reading 5 Things to do During a Lockdown