I think the hardest thing to come to terms with when you suffer from a mental illness, is the fact that it is okay not to be okay. It has taken me years to properly come to terms with that, and even still, when my mood stoops, I often forget about it. As it is […]
Looking After Your Mental Health Archives - Please Talk
Here are tips and advice to help students’ look after their mental health while going through college. This is a great time to prioritize looking after your mental health and ensuring you have healthy coping mechanisms as these will help you right through your life to be resilient and cope with the challenges you face along the way.
When you’re feeling down, chances are the last thing you want to do is get up and do something. You might just want to stay in bed, go to sleep or stay at home on your own. While all of these things are very tempting and easy to do, they will hardly ever make you […]
I wrote about SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder, because I noticed that I was starting to recognise some of the symptoms in myself. I hope this piece might help to inform anyone else who’s feeling that way, or maybe you could help a friend if you think they might be going through this. It’s easy to […]
Real strength comes; from withstanding the urge to close your eyes and block out the world. “We need to talk”, these are words that can make your heart drop, you feel the blood pool in your ears, you already know what’s going to be said, you need to hear these words. You need to talk, but you brush […]
So… I’ve developed this habit of putting aside my sarcastic and self deprecating nature for what tends to be one status a year on my experience with mental health. I’ve decided to do this one a random number of months early because today is exactly one month since I started doing something that I always […]