Trying to Get Through a Day with Depression

I awoke with the best intentions; plans laid ahead, some hope that I would conquer the day. Then the cracks started to show, I started to feel vulnerable, and my head filled up with black…

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I’m Not Ashamed of my Antidepressants

Nowadays everyone is encouraged to talk about mental health, but it seems recovery is our biggest problem. The media portrays therapy, rehab, and medication as personal failures, and a total dependency on an outside force…

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Creative Outlets for Managing Mental Health

A creative outlet can be the difference between sinking or swimming, they can be helpful tools to channel our anger and frustrations and sadness into something else, whilst increasing our skill of something we enjoy.…

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Driving in Peace: How I Overcame Driving Anxiety

I knew from my very first lesson that passing my driving test would be no easy feat. I’ve always had some form of performance anxiety. The fear of being watched and possibly judged stops me…

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4 Reasons Why Summer is Hard on our Mental Health

As I write 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…

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