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Something that I suck at is asking for help. When I’m well I find it so hard to do, but...
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Letting Go of Anger

Letting Go of Anger

Anger is a very normal and helpful emotion. It stops us from continuing dysfunctional behaviours and assists us when our...
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Driven to Distraction

Driven to Distraction

I want to share with you an awakening that I had this week. I found it profound and life-changing and...
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From the Heart of Scott

From the Heart of Scott

In 1995 I said to my soul mate ‘Till death do us part’- little did I know that 10 years...
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Portia Nelson

Portia Nelson

This week I wanted to share with you my favourite poem by Portia Nelson that I feel really sums up...
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Let’s Talk Panic Attacks

Let’s Talk Panic Attacks

I don’t remember when I had my first ever panic attack. For a while there they happened every week. That...
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The main reasons behind my blog is to demystify mental illness and show people that there is light at the end of the tunnel. I also want to help families, friends, partners and carers understand what it’s like living with a mental illness and what they can do to support their loved ones.

I would also like to hear your stories and strategies for dealing with the black dog in your life. Together we can show the world that mental health matters and that no matter how low you go, there is always help available.

Rachael Timmins

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