Not All Therapists Are Created Equal

Not All Therapists Are Created Equal

Therapy is a very important part of recovery from mental illness. It forms the basis with which to work from. But not all Therapists are created equal.
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Thinking Your Way to Good Mental Health

Thinking Your Way to Good Mental Health

When I first started therapy I just didn’t realise that it was an interactive activity. I believed that my therapist...
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Draw Your Weapon

Draw Your Weapon

When I was first diagnosed with Bipolar Type 2 disorder back in 2008 I became very vigilant about taking my...
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Back From the Brink

Back From the Brink

Well my friends, I have made it back again. This time I didn’t fall quite so far or quite so...
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Hold the Phone

Hold the Phone

Hello friends. In this long and sometimes arduous journey that we call life, we can often feel overwhelmed and engulfed...
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Who’s Driving Your Bus?

Who’s Driving Your Bus?

A little bit of fear is a good thing. It keeps us safe and tells us when to run. But...
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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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