Death Matters

Mental Health Impacts on Physical Health

and vice versa. This fact is nothing new. Ask anyone with a chronic physical health problem about how it makes them feel and, without question, they will say it makes them feel depressed. Feelings of depression and anxiety can trigger off a multitude...

Love Those Cuddly animals Like They Were Your Own

I'm writing this on Christmas Day because I've just received another cuddly dog to add to my collection. Yep, I'm 47 years old and I still have a cuddly toy that I take to bed. If I lost it, I would be devastated. It's a comfort thing. He was with me...

Acceptance Is Not Defeatist

I know what I'm about to say sounds defeatist, but it's not, I assure you. It's all about how I feel. That's what is most important, isn't it? The reason why I set up this blog is that I wanted to help people in my position. I have had mental health p...

Are You Diffident? Your Opinion Matters!

Depression just loves to take you unawares. You're going along quite nicely (you think), doing your thing, then 'bang', you're back in its grip. I've often been asked, 'What's triggered it?' Uh, nothing? That's how it seems to be to me a lot of the t...