Bipolar Disorder

Work And When To Disclose Your Mental Illness

I think that when to disclose about your mental illness or if you want to disclose at all in the workplace is a very personal decision and I don’t think that there is any one right answer. It depends on your comfort level; on whether you feel they need to know; on the job you’re applying for or have currently; on whether you feel that it would impact your chances at getting the job or keeping your job; on how comfortable you feel with your boss and colleagues and so much more.

Bipolar Disorder

How I Stopped Self-Harming

In my last blog post, I talked about how I have been free of any form of self-harm for four years now. The path to being able to stop was indeed a long one, it was truly a journey and it took time. There wasn’t just one magic solution or even just one thing that helped me to stop; there were many.

Bipolar Disorder

14 Ways To Build Your Confidence: Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week from the 13th to the 19th of May hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, and this year's theme is all about body image. In honour of that, I wanted to talk about confidence and how to build yours. Confidence is not just about your appearance but about your whole self, about how you see yourself and how you feel about yourself. Some tips to build confidence are included below.