You’d think that being someone with Bipolar, someone who knows depression, would mean we always know just what to do or say when someone is depressed or sad. I get what another person is saying when they talk about their depression, but I...―
I am not a shopper. In fact, my idea of torture is spending an hour or, gasp, even longer, in a shopping mall. It’s not so much because I’m frugal, which, as a writer, I am by necessity. It’s just that I wasn’t born with ...―
I've had this draft sitting in my box since May 24 of last year. I decided to share it with you because of how far I've come since I wrote it. ∙ I'd like to think it might give other people dealing with Mental Health issues a little bit of...―
I admit it I have some OCD (obssessive compulsive disorder). Perhaps it comes with the territory being a creative person I don't know, I am not a psychologist. I am familiar with sterotypical labels and characteristics that artists so often are...―
by Rhyan Ellington Twenty years ago I started having panic attacks, terrible panic attacks. Diagnosed with Severe Anxiety Disorder I would stay close to home and for a while and not even leave my house. In that time I had good stretches and ...―
Don’t get close to me It hurts Don’t love me It hurts Don’t want me I’ll run away fast Don’t care for me I’ll run away fast Use me It feeds my self-hatred Abuse me It feeds my self-hatred Take … Continue...―
Remember I said about a scene in Mass Effect whereby I felt it linked in with my Eating Disorder? All about control verses destroy, “I can control it!”, “No, you can’t”. Yeah, hopefully this will be the last time I...―
This could be my shortest post ever. Why? Simply because it is so hard for me to write about. It’s something that has been on my mind to write about for a number of weeks now, but I haven’t been able to find the courage. These ...―
So it's a New Year, and despite all of my hoping and wishing, my seizures still exist. I'll admit that there was a small part of me that was wondering if maybe when the clock struck midnight I'd be magically cured and wouldn't have to think about ...―
Firstly, let me say thank you to everyone who got in touch and said some really lovely things about my last post on Non Epileptic Seizures (which you can find here) - it's always nice to know that something I've written has been informative or...―
For the most part, I'm quiet on this blog at the moment. My passions have changed, my life has changed - a lot of the things I want to blog about don't really fit this blog. So I leave it here and spend my time talking about wishing I wrote more ...―
So you may well have noticed, I've not really been around here much at all. If you follow me on Twitter, something you may well have noticed is a heck of a lot of frustrated tweets about being ill and having seizures. I haven't really had the ...―
Currently around a half of organizations ranging in size from SMEs to large multinationals ...
∙ One of the few things I consider when buying a frock is the print. Growing up, I ...
My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...