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Staying well plans – how they can help us to fight stigma when it comes to mental illness

Mental health awareness week is about to kick off, which is a great chance to get more people talking openly.  If you have ever experienced a mental illness, you should have been asked to put…

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Things I struggle to talk about – Coming back down to earth

I am known for being a bit of an oversharer.  I love it that way, I want people to know who I really am.  But lately I have found that I have some walls up. …

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Lessons from Will Young: Losing my twin Rupert – Mental Health Awareness Week

Will Young, in his powerful documentary, Losing My Twin Rupert, did an incredible job of sharing what it is like to be a carer for someone you love who is struggling with their mental health.…

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Wild Swimming Scotland – Can you swim in Loch Uaine aka The Green Loch?

I am always up for a new wild swimming adventure.  I love being by the water and it really is super invigorating when it comes to waking up that mojo each and every day.  I…

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Tips for coming off mood stabilisers or anti depressants

A couple of weeks ago I spoke on my instagram stories about medication in reference to mental health. I had lots of messages from those struggling with this so wanted to share a little more.…

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