Just Because I’m Not Alone Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Lonely

Among the many misconceptions regarding depression, the most dangerous is the widely held belief that if someone looks fine, then they are fine. The truth is – those who are battling depression are the greatest method actors of our time; living every second of every day via a persona created […]

4 Ridiculously Common Misconceptions About Depression (and how to change your thoughts)

Depression sucks. It’s the vampire of diseases. It hides in plain sight, waiting to pounce. You don’t hear it coming. It’s too swift and clever for that. It sinks its teeth into your psyche, draining your confidence, your energy levels and your sense of self-worth. You’re powerless to prevent it. […]

Depression is NOT a mental illness

It’s physical. This is a short article that I wish to get out there because it constantly irritates me about the many misconceptions regarding depression, what it is and who gets it. I want to begin by asking a simple question. What is the difference between depression and food poisoning? […]

6 Everyday addictions that are destroying your body and mind

If I were to ask you about the word ‘addiction’ you would no doubt conjure up images of Alcoholic anonymous meetings, the clinically obese and even Russell Brand. For that last bit I can only apologise. We’re all addicts though, in some form or other. Maybe our addictions aren’t immediately […]

5 Reasons Why Depression Can Be A Good Thing

  “Hey cheer up, it can’t be that bad. Pull yourself together” Anyone who has experienced depression knows how words such as those can turn our blood into a boiling cauldron of rage . It’s no wonder many of us refuse to tell anyone how we’re feeling when we just […]