Help! Where’s my creativity just when I need it?

Life and daily routines are moving along as normal, then wham! Sudden catastrophe strikes with the unexpected death of someone close.

Public tragedies

This week the anniversary of 9/11 and the Hillsborough football disasters are in the news, and there are too many similar tragedies to list here. Memories of loss and grief are triggered for those left behind. Continue reading

Are you in or out of your mind?

Are you in or out of your mind? Yes, it’s a secret isn’t it!

Have you been watching the Channel 4 tv programmes this week on work and mental illness?

The legal aspects of employment and mental illness are beyond my remit, but other questions remain.

Why do people with mental health problems feel they need to keep it a secret? Continue reading