With private counselling and other treatments being unaffordable for many, I decided to try a few mental health apps to see what they have to offer.
I've had depression all of my adult life. And it's not something that can be cured, but something I have to learn to live with. Chronic illnesses can be sneaky; I could go weeks, months, or even years without experiencing any major mental health issues. Sometimes I forget I even have them because I'm coping [...]
TW: Eating disorders Today's post is a guest post from Prickly Pineapples: A health, wellness, vegan, and recovery site with the goal to call out diet culture BS. Having an eating disorder that's not anorexia is isolating because you’re on your own. That's not to say that people with bulimia and anorexia have it easier, because they don’t. [...]
Looking after our mental health is difficult enough, that sometimes basic needs fall to the wayside. Sometimes we feel we're not worth the effort, that we don't deserve anything special. Sometimes it's just that we don't have the will or energy to cook. It's okay to fall into a slump and eat junk every now [...]
At the time of writing this, approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. The statistics are alarming, and while I could talk about the various things I think contribute to poor mental health, I wanted instead to talk about the warning signs. Many of us will [...]