Archive October 2019
‘Mental illness does not discriminate’ – An interview with Lasian
To celebrate ‘Black History Month’ we asked Lasian some questions about her heritage and what mental health means to her as a black woman in the UK. (more…)
Living with change
What you are about to read is a blog retelling, and reflecting on, my experiences of change. We all go through life-altering changes as we age, move house, go to school, realise you hate going to school, get a job, fall in love, fall out of love. These can be some of the most exciting parts of our lives but also some of the most taxing on our mental health. These are times of possibility but also of uncertainty. Times where we find new things we love while having to let go of what’s familiar, what we have loved before.
I hope in reading this blog you find something that you identify with. I hope that you can find some detail in my life, big or small, that rings true in yours. I hope that through this blog we can all realise that change is part of what makes us human. Change is difficult but change is also a chance to grow, and learn, and be better for it – even if it takes a while. We all have experiences that have affected our mental health, let me share mine with you. (more…)