Some thoughts on Mental Health

I was reading about a workshop that is taking place next week with the HSE regarding mental health services (I still hate the term mental health but anyway). It got me thinking about my situation and how I felt it could have been handled differently. It took me a long time to pluck up the... Continue Reading →

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World Mental Health Day 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day and I wanted to give those who might be suffering a bit of hope. I'm so much better than I was this time last year, I can't believe in the change. There were times that I didn't think I'd ever get back to 'normal' but here I am back... Continue Reading →

A mindful catch up

It's been ages since I've written about how I'm doing in general. I think that's probably the best sign that I'm doing OK as I haven't felt the need to write about anything. The break away seems to have fixed my insomnia, I hope I'm not jinxing it now by saying that! I feel a... Continue Reading →

Havin’aLaugh Coffee Mornings

  I was just chatting to Tommy Marren on Mid West Radio about the Social Coffee Mornings in The Blind Tiger, Sligo. I explained about why the coffee mornings came about due to my mental health issues and I told Tommy all about the Havin'aLaugh Charity and how it helped me so much. Last year... Continue Reading →

A stumble – not a fall

You might have read my blog post from yesterday about my fairly disastrous day. Well today is a new day so it required me to pick myself and dust myself off. I did feel myself slipping back a bit but I won't let myself go back to that dark place. I feel like I'm in... Continue Reading →

Sunday Reflections

I went along to The Change Your Mind Festival today. This morning my old friend anxiety was back and I really didn't want to go. In hindsight I should have listened to myself but I didn't want to let anyone down. So now I'm thinking by not wanting to let anyone down I kind of... Continue Reading →

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