World Health Day 2017 – Depression

World Health Day 2017 – Depression

“This weather is so depressing” “I’m so depressed about Manchester United losing at the weekend” Depression, depressed, depressing – they’re all rather overused words. And yet they don’t do justice to what the reality of clinical depression is....
Hoping and Healing

Hoping and Healing

I do not have a victorious healing story. I did not have a flash of light which made everything ‘okay’. I did not wake up one day sick, and another day, well. I have not been healed. Yet I have hope. For me, hope has been healing. Choosing to hope when...
Friend in Need? #BeAFriend

Friend in Need? #BeAFriend

I used to feel quite sorry for my friends. They’ve had a lot to put up with. Depression ravages the best relationships. And it’s not just the obvious things. Aside from the fact that I get very tired and sometimes disappear off the radar for a week or so every now and...