Memory

Memory

Memory is a powerful thing. It can transport you back in an instant to the time when you were happiest and it can paralyse you with an all too familiar pain. Our mental health is often inextricably linked with our memory. We can mourn the loss of memory in illnesses...
Victory and Lament

Victory and Lament

There is a rhetoric which has been bothering me, recently. I’ve heard it both in christian and cultural realms, from professionals and lay people alike. It concerns the language we use when someone has “got through” an episode of mental illness. All...
Resuscitation #LearningtoBreathe

Resuscitation #LearningtoBreathe

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving you a sneak peek of Rachael’s upcoming book “Learning to Breathe” and giving away one copy a week! To enter, all you need to do is publicly share one of the #LearningtoBreathe blog posts on Facebook, Twitter or...
Suffocation #LearningtoBreathe

Suffocation #LearningtoBreathe

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be giving you a sneak peek of Rachael’s upcoming book “Learning to Breathe” and giving away one copy a week! To enter, all you need to do is publicly share one of the #LearningtoBreathe blog posts on Facebook, Twitter or...
The Sanctuary of the Sabbath #MHAW18

The Sanctuary of the Sabbath #MHAW18

Today marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week, and this year, the focus is on stress. It’s something that is a part of all our lives; whether it be exam stress, money stress or relationship stress and a recent study conducted by the Mental Health...