Bipolar Disorder

What Mental Illness ‘Looks’ Like

I think there’s a fairly common misconception that mental illness can be ‘seen’ or looks a certain way. This isn’t the case. People can be going through so much and you would never know by looking at them. Mental illness doesn’t ‘look’ a certain way and it’s vital that we raise awareness of this where we can.

Bipolar Disorder

How Fatigue Really Feels

Fatigue isn’t just tiredness, I think that a lot of people who haven’t experienced it assume that it’s just feeling tired, but it’s so much more than that. Fatigue can come with so many illnesses, both physical and mental as well as with side effects from medications.

Bipolar Disorder

Why I’m Not Setting New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions can be a great thing for a lot of people, and if they work for you that’s a fantastic thing and completely valid. However, they can also be a lot of pressure and can be tough to stick to. They can evoke feelings of guilt and encourage you to be hard on yourself in the longer term.