The State of I

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It’s been a while since I’ve written any worth reading or a huge personal update; even my Facebook page has been relatively low-key and non-personal since my return from Africa, so I wanted to take …

Please don’t leave

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As a depressive, there are many vicious mental cycles we find ourselves in but none more hurtful than the cycle of isolation and abandonment we so very often find ourselves in. When we suffer, we …

Good news does not always bring good mood

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I often think that, in life, whilst we so very often over-complicate the simple, we also simplify the complicated which can lead to so many confusing emotions and thoughts especially when it comes to depression. …

Not all dreams come true

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Today is going to be a tough read.  Either you’re going to celebrate the severe lack of bullshit and think ‘thank god someone else realises this’ or you’re going to feel so depressed at the …

Make the fucking effort!

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I get it. We live in a fast-paced society that is always pulling us in different directions. We’re having to take the kids to school, work, play, maintain relationships and we have to do them …

Depressive degrees

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For anyone that struggles with depression, you will know that however much we have in common with each other when we suffer, it is different in every one of us who has to face it. …

The Suicide Door

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There is a door that only those of us who struggle with their minds can see.  A door that can be all consuming in the attention it craves to both walk towards it and simultaneously …

In the mind of a depressive

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One of the many compliments you offer me is that I write about depression and suicide in a ‘beautiful and eloquent way’ and I thank you so much for that but I feel I’m doing …