Mental Health Round-up: SAD, invisible illnesses & speaking out

First things first, I know, I know, the Mental Health Round-up went a bit AWOL there for a few months, didn’t it? I can only offer this post as my reason – Circles – and leave it there. Blogging’s taken a back seat now, as I attempt to work out how to properly deal with Stuff…

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Mental Health Round-up: Acceptance & perceptions

We’re somehow racing towards the end of June and OMFG it’s the summer holidays soon and I still can’t make these shorts fit and it’s sports day tomorrow and woodlice keep eating my strawberries in the garden and and and… Pfff. Summer’s nice I suppose. In a vague, distant “I think I ought to look as…

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Mental Health Round-up: Suicide, Rape & Stigma

It appears that Spring has most definitely sprung upon us with actual sunshine and everything. As I’m recovering from my Easter egg hangover, I’ve been in the garden willing all of those little vitamin D’s to jump into my skin while I wait another few agonising weeks for my meds to be changed over. My only…

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Ruby Wax tours the UK; Sane New World

After her No. 1 bestselling book published in 2013 Sane New World: Taming the Mind Ruby Wax is now going to tour the UK with her one-woman show RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD – THE TOUR. Here at BritMums we love Ruby. She was a keynote at BritMums Live in 2012. Ruby is a comedian, writer and mental…

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Depression, PND and mental health – what to do next

Depression and mental health still carry a stigma and for those not suffering it is very difficult to understand but here Lisa from Hollybobbs shares her experience and hopes it helps others to take action. I have suffered with depression on and off since I was eighteen. I remember the first doctor I saw didn’t…

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