A post from our Community Correspondent Robert Terry It’s only a few weeks until the end of the decade and I’m told there’s a question doing the rounds on social media. What have you achieved in the last decade? It’s a cruel question designed to make you feel like a loser, a failure, if you’ve […]
Archive | December, 2019
‘Three holiday depression triggers and how to defeat them’ – some simple practical tips to help you cope this festive season
By editor on December 23, 2019 in Mental wellbeing, Stories
During the festive period we can feel under pressure from the weight of external expectations – as well as those we place on ourselves – to create the ‘perfect’ Christmas. This animation from Health Magazine contains some simple practical tips to help recognise and cope with the most likely triggers of depression over the holidays.
“Despite bipolar disorder, dreams really can come true” – our Community Correspondent Ann Marie answers ten questions for ten years
By editor on December 4, 2019 in Mental wellbeing, Stories
Thank you to Community Correspondent Ann Marie D’Arcy Sharpe for this encouraging and inspiring interview! 1. How are you? Living with bipolar disorder, there are always ups and downs and life is never easy, but I’m the most stable I’ve been for a long time and I’m happy. 2. How have you changed in the […]