One of our newest Content Creators, Emily, has offered to run the Bristol Half Marathon for us to raise money and improve awareness around mental health. You can donate by clicking here. This is why she’s doing it… Hi I’m Emily, I’m 25 and I will be running the Bristol Half Marathon in September 2018Read more
Liam shares how heading home and taking the time to reflect in the hills of Pembrokeshire helped him to learn about his own mental health and make changes to improve himself because of it.
In this piece, Anna shares the research she has done around the benefits of nature on your mental health. One of the main reasons I chose the University that I attended was its magnificent grounds. It had lakes, ponds carpeted in lily pads, open fields that stretched for miles and gorgeous woodland. Towards the endRead more
This personal and anonymous blog post shares the writer’s experience of what it was like to come to terms with opening up about their depression. Throwback to 2014: Its April. I’m living in Bristol, coming to the end of 4 years of studying there. And I’m just really… sad. It feels like the end: theRead more
Spring is here, the sun is shining, and everything should be getting better. Except it’s not always as straightforward as that. KB shares her experiences of seasonal affective disorder during the transitions of the seasons.
In this guest blog post by Jess Midgley, she shares some of her artwork that shows not only the landscape around her, but the feelings tied with it. The artwork is part of a series of work based on some time spent on the Isles of Scilly. Being outside in nature and documenting it isRead more
In this piece, Anna talks openly about her experience of Anxiety and what people don’t always get about living with it. One thing I worry about with anxiety (part of an infinite list) is being understood. I can’t speak for everyone with mental health difficulties but I often wonder if other people feel the sameRead more
In this post, Gilda Lockheart shares what it’s like living with psychosis and how her performance work has helped her to better understand these experiences. TW: Graphic Descriptions of violence, Death, Psychosis, Suicidal thoughts *Note from the editor* You may find this an intense read so please make sure you look after yourself.We feelthis postRead more