How to pitch a mental health article to editors

So you want to write about mental health. Great! I’ve been writing mental health features for magazines and websites for a few years now in addition to blogging and getting my memoir published. Humblebrag, yes, but I have plenty of experience. Don’t let that put you...

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13 of the best UK mental health podcasts

Podcasts are amazing. There's nothing I love more than tuning into my favourite podcast and going out on a long walk. I find it's a great way to encourage exercise and get me away from my desk during the working week. It's also an incredibly intimate way to get to...

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10 things I wish I’d known about impostor syndrome

I’ve learned two really simple and effective ways to cope with impostor syndrome, so much so that I managed to make a huge career change from working in catering to becoming a freelance writer and published author in just a few years without any relevant qualifications.

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The most important things that counselling has taught me

If you’ve been diagnosed with a mental illness then you’ve probably been told a million times that it’s good to talk. Being open and honest with your partner, family and friends is definitely a step in the right direction as keeping your feeling bottled up...

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‘A brilliantly honest reminder about how to control your online space and not let it control you.’ — Emma Gannon, Sunday Times Bestselling Author

‘Fiona writes about mental health with fearless honesty and a quick wit. So much will resonate with so many.’ — Yvette Caster, Journalist and host of’s Mentally Yours podcast

‘Fiona’s open and engaging style draws you into her world … We can all learn from her journey and recognise that, even when following our dreams, we all need to go at our own pace.’ —Rebecca Thair, Editor at Happiful