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Down the Rabbit Hole

When starting my blog, I wanted a platform to talk about my thoughts and experiences with depression along with other aspects of mental health. But the more I have written, the more I feel like people assume, or expect, that because I write these things, I have my shit together. I can say for a… Continue reading Down the Rabbit Hole

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Yes, I have a mental illness: and I have good mental health

This idea might confuse some people. It’s only recently that I’ve noticed the conversation bouncing around about the difference between mental illness and mental health, and the more attention I have payed to it, and considered my own experiences with mental illness and mental health, the more I have realised it’s a vital conversation to… Continue reading Yes, I have a mental illness: and I have good mental health

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Bad Patches: Why This Took Me So Long to Write

My depression comes in patches. Some extreme highs, some extreme lows and some patches of normality. Some last longer than others. Eventually, after a really bad patch, I feel the fog starting to fade. I am able to make my way out of it for a while. When things in my head start to feel… Continue reading Bad Patches: Why This Took Me So Long to Write

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Depression: Battling for Power

Living with depression, I have found, has opened my eyes to dealing with the unpredictable. Or at the very least, made me afraid of it. The pure inconsistency of life can be exhausting, when every day can feel like waking up as a different person to the day before. The good days are rarely when… Continue reading Depression: Battling for Power