According to research by Rethink Mental Illness, there are seven key things to ensure that you stay well when you are diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I have been diagnosed as bipolar for around six or seven years now and so have obviously developed a range of coping mechanisms that work for me personally, so I […]Read More Staying Well with Bipolar Disorder
As someone who has suffered with the anxiety and depression that comes alongside bipolar disorder throughout my life, suicidal thoughts have never exactly been a stranger to me. Don’t get me wrong, they come in varying degrees of severity and although sometimes they can be mild, they are always there in the back of my […]Read More Chester Bennington: This really doesn’t get any easier does it?
Last week I had to say goodbye to my best friend Sweep. If you have been a follower of this blog or my YouTube channel in the past, then you will no doubt know all about my fluffy little man. We have had Sweep as a huge part of our family for the past fifteen […]Read More Last Week I Lost my Best Friend: Losing Pets
It is human nature to want to take advantage of every single exciting opportunity that comes our way. After all, you’re a long time dead aren’t you so you might as well make the most of your one shot at existence right? Well yeah, and that’s a good attitude to have…most of the time. The […]Read More Don’t Spread Yourself Too Thin!
It is officially Christmas in less than a week and so we are officially in the full swing of things now as we count down the days. Christmas comes with many things, sending Christmas cards and gifts (often to people you never say two words to at any other time of the year!), carolling, and […]Read More Unhelpful Festive Social Comparisons
Yes I know, I suck. Blogmas kind of didn’t happen. Annoyingly, I have a lot of posts written and ready to go I just haven’t had time to actually post them because I have been working late due to xmas shopping in town. So I guess I’ll post what I can, sorry guys!Read More *New Video* How to Cope With Christmas Shopping Panic Attacks
As someone who suffers with depression myself, I have a few ideas when it comes to gift giving to us black dog owners! Although they will not, of course, apply to everyone, I think that these are my list of ideas that I think could be the most beneficial and enjoyable by the larger portion […]Read More Blogmas 2: 8 Gift Ideas for Someone with Depression