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How to cope over Christmas

For many people, Christmas can be a hard time of year. Grief, loneliness, loss of things and people loved, and depression are just some of the factors that may make the holiday a trying time. In a blog I wrote for Depression Alliance, I share seven things that you can do

6 wishes for you this Christmas

Christmas can be a trying time for people living with chronic illnesses and depression. Many of us with fibromyalgia know the challenge all too well. No wonder Last year the Samaritans received close to 250,000 calls from people suffering from depression and stress across the UK. 86257

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas :) I promise I'm not being a Grinch. Christmas is just a tough time of year for me, as it is for many people who live with depression. From talking to friends and support group members, many people experience an increase of depression related symptoms this time of year. 12711

Christmas with the Invisible F

Imagine if Santa had fibromyalgia. No seriously. Just try to imagine it. What would happen? Here’s my conservative guess: ● The presents would more than likely be late. ● He’d probably forget some of our pressies or mix them up and not even realise due to fibro fog. ● He’d miss some houses because he’d