Insidious Uncertainty

Whether it’s uncertainty about the security of ours jobs, the strength of our relationships or about any other matter uncertainty is insidious. It’s like a worm that slowly bores into our mind which won’t go away. It causes worry, stress and mental health illness. A work colleague of mine is concerned about the security ofContinue reading “Insidious Uncertainty”

Why Is Society So Dominated By Alcohol?

I have a dangerous relationship with alcohol and have to steer completely away from it. Even one drink will start a series of events which would cause my life to go into free fall as once I start I can’t stop. As I avoid alcohol now and also circumstances which would put me in contactContinue reading “Why Is Society So Dominated By Alcohol?”

Mental Health Awareness – Walk the Walk

My employer like many has increased the awareness of mental health issues in the workplace and has implemented measures to help staff who do suffer with mental health. All this is great but it does feel to me that many employers are talking the talk rather than walking the walk. My employer for example givesContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness – Walk the Walk”

I don’t need counselling I have good friends

You hear this quite a lot and you see people often posting this on Facebook. I may be in the minority here but whilst talking to friends is great I personally don’t think it replaces counselling. Friends will always have their own viewpoints and prejudices. They may subconsciously also try to steer you to aContinue reading “I don’t need counselling I have good friends”

Mental Health Awareness

I’ve been on WordPress now for a few weeks only and it is amazing how many are sharing their mental health experiences for the benefit of others. It is wonderful to see and reminds me of the good in this world. I myself have had my own experiences mainly around depression and alchohol abuse whichContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness”