Do you understand depression?

Do you understand depression?

Like many, many people, I’ve suffered from severe anxiety and depression for most of my adult life. I’ve been lucky enough to get plenty of support in the form of counselling and medication, and this condition is becoming more socially acceptable by the day. Mental...
Christmas with my formally estranged mother

Christmas with my formally estranged mother

For most people, Christmas is the time of year we spend with our nearest and dearest. Friends, neighbours and family. We don’t pick our family; they’re entirely ours whether we like them or not. You do things for your family you’d never consider doing for anyone else....