Archive for the ‘health’ Category

Back to work: I made it

Posted: May 8, 2014 in health, Work
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After some time off work I’ve now made the return back into the office. I’m into my 3rd week, and getting used to being back there. (more…)


Back to work: part 2

Posted: April 24, 2014 in health, Work
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The date I had set for going back to work is being put back slightly. A few more days is not going to make much difference in a) how ready I am to go back and b) what I will say to anyone that asks about my long absence. (more…)

I’ve often wondered whether mental health problems are purely chemical or situational. (more…)

Be Mindful?

Posted: March 11, 2014 in health
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In my previous post I mentioned mindfulness. I’ve read some more about it, and it has really got me thinking. Can a key treatment for depression lie in mindful meditation? (more…)

The journey

Posted: February 25, 2014 in health
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Time is a great healer
It’s been said, written and sung about many times. The problem is you never realise you’re healing because the process is slow and gradual over time. (more…)

There’s an ongoing rivalry between sleep and depression. The battle can be a difficult one to stay on top of. Too little sleep can make you feel out of sorts and too much sleep can make you feel lethargic and wanting more sleep. (more…)

Time to talk

Posted: February 6, 2014 in health
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I always wanted to start a blog about how well things are going for me, and what a happy life I lead. However in recent weeks I have been struggling. Not just your average struggles of day to day life (such as working, socialising and generally normal stuff)…..but struggling with an ongoing battle against depression and anxiety. (more…)