The most important things that counselling has taught me

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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Wedding planning with depression and anxiety

Wedding planning with depression and anxiety

I started planning my wedding in 2014, just two years after my initial diagnoses of depression and anxiety. On the outside, I appeared to be quite happy and excited but truthfully I found the whole experience rather stressful. To be honest I could get...

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Gift ideas for friends with depression

Gift ideas for friends with depression

Buying gifts for friends with depression can be tricky. You want them to feel loved and appreciated, but often they have no interest in things that usually make them happy. I find it hard to ask for presents because I often feel like I don't deserve any, but when...

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Depression, recovery and why relapse feels painfully good

Depression, recovery and why relapse feels painfully good

Recovery from depression is an uphill struggle. I was diagnosed in 2012 and I still to this day class myself as depressed, because relapse is always just around the corner. I know I'm a total downer, right? Well believe it or not, I don't go around...

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How to get stuff done with depression

How to get stuff done with depression

You might have read my long rambling posts about depression and hopeless it can make me feel. I’m sure you’re reading this because you too have been fighting the back dog for some time now, so don’t worry, you’re safe here. I get you. I was diagnosed with...

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