WHY are you taking antidepressants?!

“WHY are you taking antidepressants?” “Ooooh I don’t think you should be taking… those? You should just pray harder” “They don’t even do anything, why bother?” “Seems dodgy” “I don’t like the sound of this. Is it really necessary?” All common questions. All have at some stage been said to me. Yes, if you haven’t already…

I’m Sorry, Kiddo

I’m not going to make this all soppy and what have you… that’s not what I do. But I felt compelled to write this because I came across all these photos of myself over the last five years and it made me feel rather uncomfortable. These first three photos are from my school trip to…

Changing the way we talk to ourselvesĀ 

I was slumped in my seat, still trembling, still short of breath, still in a cold sweat. Zoned out. Dissociated. In a totally different world to what everybody else was in. Different wavelengths. Different spectra. An entirely different dimension. Nobody could possibly understand the vastly different way my brain perceived its surroundings. My blood boiled…