My Head

“It’s just a spark, but it’s enough to keep me going…” – Last Hope, Paramore

First of all, I’d like to thank everyone who has been reading my posts. I started this blog as a way to vent any random thought in my head but the fact that people have come back to me and said that something I’ve written has helped them in some way is just mind-blowing for me. I’ve always said that if I help even one person feel good about themselves, then I’ve done my duty as a human for the day. So, from the bottom of my heart, thank you.

Now, if you’ll indulge me, I’d like to tell you about my own head. I’m not talking about the long ginger hair, or the blue eyes, or my nose-ring. I’m talking about what’s on the inside. My thoughts. Well, my thoughts and how I escape from them if I need to.

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Doctors and Depression

“‘Til it happens to you, you won’t know how it feels…” – ‘Til It Happens To You, Lady Gaga

Today I received an email from one of those petition websites (I’m sure we’ve all signed one of those at some point). I normally junk them unless the title captures my attention: like today’s did. The subject of this email read “Mental Health in the NHS”. I read the email through and at the end it invited me to complete a survey about how I felt the government in England were handling the topic of mental health.

This got me thinking.

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