Its Halloween again! Since I was young I have had unrealistic expectations of my Halloween outfits, I get a perfect, scary idea in my head but when I try to dress up it often fails and I end up looking pretty ridiculous, but its all part of the fun! I have compiled a list of … More Halloween costumes
The Vampyres of Hollywood was co-written by Adrienne Barbeau and Micheal Scott. I was interested to find out how they wrote it together as the chapters were set out in turn of the perspective of two main characters, perhaps they wrote a chapter each? That would be cool if so, but I think they just … More Book Review: Vampyres of Hollywood
I picked up the first book of ‘The Academy; game on’ from a charity shop for £1 and I read it on holiday. I really enjoyed it and thought it was so funny and packed with drama, coupled with the cliff hanger ending I bought the second book ASAP! I took ‘The Academy; Love Match’ … More Book Review: The Academy, Love Match by Monica Seles
I have noticed that many of the people I love are having a hard time dealing with me whilst I go through this. When you are dealing with a mental health issue, other people can be overlooked and I guess I have not realised how hard it must be for them to go on this journey … More How To Help Someone With Depression
My mum asked me to read this before her to let her know whether it was worth her reading. It is definitely my mums type of book; light hearted, warm and funny. I was not overly aware of Dawn French, I only know her from ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ which I do think is very funny … More Book Review: According To Yes by Dawn French
A new cohort study at the the University of Copenhagen has revealed results suggesting that the contraceptive pill may increase the risk of a woman developing depression. Read the full study here. Over one million women, aged 15 – 34 were included in this experiment over a period of about 10 – 13 years. The … More Is My Pill Making Me Depressed?
I have just finished my first telephone CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) session and it went pretty well. Prior to the session I was given a big booklet containing all of the information and task pages I would need throughout my CBT and was asked to read through the first 8 pages. Most of it was … More First CBT Session