Tag Archives: anxiety

On sense, sensibility & living with an anxious family -Jo’s story

Editors note: This is the second in a monthly series of guest posts on the subject of mental health. For November we are lucky to have award-winning blogger Jo Middleton of slummysinglemummy writing for us of her experiences. She looks … Continue reading

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‘Moments of truth’ in mental health – Lucy’s story

Editors note: This is Lucy’s story, the first in a monthly series of guest posts on the subject of mental health. Lucy is in her 30’s and a mum to two lovely children. It is in her own words, and … Continue reading

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Blue Peter, a dead poet and the struggles of the creative mind…

I published this blog post last year and it is still one of those viewed regularly. Since I first wrote it I have had some interesting discussions with people who have examined this subject from different perspectives. I clearly have … Continue reading

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An ‘Unsound Mind’ – bringing a family history into the open.

I have, over the past two or three years, been unlocking metaphorical cupboards to find metaphorical skeletons falling at me from all sides. Inspired less by ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ than by an indecent fascination with the minutiae … Continue reading

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After pushing the publish button…

…..yesterday for ‘Mental illness, motherhood and finding the real me’ I got so many comments from people that it is clear there is a huge interest in mental health issues out there in the world of blogging. I am so … Continue reading

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Mental illness, motherhood and finding the real me

My name is Suzie and I have experienced mental illness. There I have said it. Not so difficult really was it? Actually, this was a difficult post to publish and for many people it is practically impossible to come out … Continue reading

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