They say seeing is believing. So how do I show someone that I have an invisible illness? How do I explain it in a believable way? It's crazy that something so very real, incredibly painful and hugely debilitating to me can be disbelieved by others simply because they can't see it. I believe it because … Continue reading Invisible illness. Seeing is believing.
Mental Health: The struggles after speaking out.
There's been so much media attention surrounding the importance of speaking out about our mental health difficulties and it's a common misconception that once you do speak out you can get the help that you so desperately need. Sadly from my experience it's been incredibly difficult to get that help and surprisingly easy to slip … Continue reading Mental Health: The struggles after speaking out.
Depression isn’t contagious.
I saw this picture a little while ago and thought it represented how other peoples perceptions of depression have made me feel. Social media is full of people sharing every little detail about their seemingly perfect lives. They spend so much time seeking attention from others with posts of their perfectly dressed children, their expensive … Continue reading Depression isn’t contagious.