Things to consider when you’re off work with a mental illness

off work sick with mental illness

I have such admiration for people who can continue to work whilst being treated for mental illness. I struggled so badly that I had to quit my job and was subsequently out of work for over a year whilst I built up my confidence to return. I know for some people going to work is … Continue reading Things to consider when you’re off work with a mental illness

How to stay happy on a sick day

tips for sick day

Getting sick is SO frustrating. You eat your veg and take your vitamins but sometimes the body can't fight off infection without a few rest days. I don't know about you I can't wait until we're all floating heads inside robot bodies (joke). As someone who prides myself on prioritising fitness and healthy eating I … Continue reading How to stay happy on a sick day

Coping with the physical effects of anxiety & depression 

You or someone you know is probably dealing with anxiety, depression or maybe even both. I've dealt with both simultaneously for the past 4 years and I'm not yet fully recovered. I've come a long way since the beginning, when I was unable to work and spent every day in bed ignoring phone calls and … Continue reading Coping with the physical effects of anxiety & depression