Anxiety, Wellbeing

PTSD and the Brain: An Overview

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is something that most people have heard of, even if they don’t know very much about it. It has been in the media very recently, with Ariana Grande informing her fans of her diagnosis on Instagram by posting pictures of her recent brain scans, which is likely linked to the… Continue reading PTSD and the Brain: An Overview

Depression, Perinatal Mental Health

Postnatal Depression: When the Joy Doesn’t Come

Today is Mother's Day in the UK. For mothers up and down the country it is a day filled with chocolates, flowers, and cups of tea carefully made by children. For others, it is a day filled with sadness and despair. This could be for many reasons; such as those who have experienced pregnancy loss,… Continue reading Postnatal Depression: When the Joy Doesn’t Come

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Wellbeing

Suicide is Not a Dirty Word

Suicide. There. I said it. Yet, despite the fact that more than 6000 people across the UK and ROI die by suicide every year, so many of us don’t. This morning, as I sat with a cup of tea reading the local news, I came across sadly familiar phrases in a news article: “fallen from… Continue reading Suicide is Not a Dirty Word