Depression And Personal Hygiene

I have a confession to make; once I didn’t shower or bathe for five years. Not once. Now, this isn’t something I talk about often, I mean think about it who really wants to admit that they managed to go without showering for that long. Hell, I know people who …

No Drive To Drive?

For reasons, I won’t get into right now both my wife and I find ourselves in the position and necessity to learn to drive. My wife can drive, she learnt in America and basically needs a refresher, to learn the British road rules and pass her test here. Though that …

Coping With Happiness

I’m happy. I mean, on occasion I am so ridiculously happy I can’t actually handle it. Recently I’ve been so happy I’ve cried. I’d like to point out that depression isn’t about being unhappy. I still suffer from depression and anxiety, despite being a happy person now. Being happy is …

The Real Problem With Suicide

Last Saturday was suicide prevention day. Or suicide prevention week. Or suicide prevention month. Depending on the website. It goes without saying that for some people every day is suicide prevention day as they try and deal with their mental health problems. Last week there was no post becau se …