“…the sound of silence on mental health problems hurts. It devastates, and sadly, in some cases it kills.”
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life” –Winston Churchill I hesitated for a long while to write this post. I really really wanted to, but the truth is that I was ashamed. I have always been embarrassed to say that I was bullied.
Every year 1 in 4 people are affected by mental health illnesses, but are afraid to talk about them for fear of repercussions. Mind and Rethink Mental Illness want to change this by encouraging people to spend at least five minutes a day having conversations about mental health. In their Time to Talk Campaign, the
Something troubles me. I keep hearing of people who commit suicide but their loved ones don’t know why. Everyone conveys condolences. It must be hard on the family they say, yes. How will they carry on, pick up the pieces? I empathise. But no one is sure why? Why not? Is it just me or
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering – Friedrich Nietzsche My own life has been riddled with it. As yours has been I’m sure. Not the kind glamourised on TV or the kind we become impervious to despite the prevalence of posters with