4 Reasons Why Summer is Hard on our Mental Health

4 Reasons Why Summer is Hard on our Mental Health

As I sit here typing this, I’ve lost count of all the sleepless nights I’ve had in this 30 degree heat. Why is summer seen as the best season of the year? It’s not everyone’s favourite, but it feels like more and more we’re strung up and treated like outcasts for not wanting to lay [...]

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I’d Rather Be In Bed

I’d Rather Be In Bed

Feeling lethargic is an awful symptom of depression, and often accompanies most antidepressants as a side effect, so sometimes it feels like I can never escape it. It kills my productivity, motivation, and mood. I describe it as feeling ‘heavy’, it feels like my limbs are made of lead, and I have to fight to [...]

The Symptom of Depression Nobody Talks About

The Symptom of Depression Nobody Talks About

Depression is often summarised as a lack of energy, appetite, and motivation. Living with depression for years, I’ve experienced all of these, but I’ve found that there’s one side of the illness that never seems to be mentioned: confusion. Some describe it as an out of body experience, where a person is physically there, but [...]