One thing that I’m enjoying – perhaps surprisingly – is socialising less.
Life has changed, explicably, for the better since starting antidepressants. My low days are rarer, my appreciation for life higher and my relationships stronger. Sertraline, or known by its brand name, Zoloft, truly has switched my direction. Here’s the secret about antidepressants: a lot of people are on them. Here’s a fact about antidepressants: not Read More…
It is a truth universally acknowledged that almost nothing is as boring as listening to someone else describe their dream.
Normally, it is rare to find me sitting still for more than a couple of minutes. When the lockdown started, I went from 100 miles an hour to sitting in my living room, unable to go out or work.
One of those pieces of decent advice is encapsulated first in the title of book. “Make your bed” sounds like something a parent might say when you’re in primary school.
Self-harm is not a problem in a vacuum; it’s a distressing symptom of mental health issues that are being ignored. We cannot address it without dealing with the underlying cause.
Maddy Ross provides an insight into working in a supermarket during the coronavirus pandemic.
Without the crux of routine, dependable distractions, or casual socialising, it is too easy for us to sink back into the grasp of harmful thinking and behaviour – like the sensual embrace of an old, but bitterly destructive, friend.
I’m an Oxford student. But I’m also an NHS worker, and I’m currently feeling a huge conflict between those two things. To be clear, as a History student, I am not a doctor or nurse. However, I have worked in a GP surgery doing admin for several years. I’m not claiming that my job or Read More…