Mental Mondays

MENTAL MONDAYS: Dementia & My Crazy Mum

MENTAL MONDAYS: Dementia & My Crazy Mum

)My mother’s mental health was always delicate. I say this now only because I can see it looking back through an adult’s eyes; a mother’s eyes. I certainly didn’t see it at the time. Growing up, she was just Mum. Strict, occasionally emotional and at times,...
MENTAL MONDAYS: Grief & Me

MENTAL MONDAYS: Grief & Me

Understanding Grief by Laura   Today I feel so sad… so, so sad that tears flow silently down my face as I sit to the left of my husband on the other couch. It has been nearly 13 years since my mother died and I feel the sadness today more than ever before. Is it...
MENTAL MONDAYS: Anxiety & Me

MENTAL MONDAYS: Anxiety & Me

Why Am I Mental? My Journey with Anxiety Liz Miles   So, I was prescribed Prozac. Did I see this coming? No. Did I want this to happen? Errrr… No. Do I feel happy about it? No! But what I do know is that I think I probably need them. I feel ashamed. Maybe ashamed...
MENTAL MONDAYS: Stress & Me

MENTAL MONDAYS: Stress & Me

“Stress-head”   How many times do we use the word stressed in our everyday vocab? How often is something stressing you out? Daily, hourly? How many job interviews have you had where you’ve been asked how well you work under pressure or to explain how you...