It’s #TimeToTalk – Screentime

We are living in an age where our screens are becoming so ingrained in our lives that glancing at, them refreshing them, staring at them is becoming as much second nature as breathing. I am a blogger, an instagrammer and a huge fan of mobile digital technology, so I know and love the many benefits [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Depression: The Mask

Our next guest post is from Millie who blogs over at A Queen With Wings. In this post, she reflects on how depression can cause us to hang onto our masks, not allowing anyone - including ourselves - to see what is truly going on inside our heads. She also offers some encouragement and advice [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Bullying

This next post is written by Grace who blogs over at Life In Bloom. Here she shares her experiences of bullying and the impact it had on her mental health, as well as some words of encouragement for overcoming these kinds of negative experiences. Bullying & Mental Health Bullying is the repetitive, intentional hurting of [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Busting Stress

This guest post is written by the lovely Millie, who blogs over at MSB Life. Today, she's sharing with us her top tips for busting those stress monsters that love to bother us... Hello, Readers of the #TimetoTalk blogathon! For my guest post, I shall be writing about my 'Top 5 Ways to Fight Back Against [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Depression: The Fog

This next guest post is written by JC Stephenson, author of 'A Murder in Auschwitz'. Here he shares his experiences with depression: its randomness, its creeping intrusiveness, its all consuming nature, and the hope there is for overcoming and living beyond it. My Fog I did not see it myself. It took someone else to tell [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Managing Panic Attacks

In the last post, Rachel talked about her experience of panic disorder and accepting the reality of living with it. In this post, I explore some strategies that can support you to manage panic attacks. Panic attacks are terrifying things. When you first experience them it is impossible to know what is happening and it [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Acceptance

Our next guest post comes from Rachel over at Tales of a 4 Child Mom. I love her honesty in this post and know many people will be able to relate to what she has to say. But I Do Not Want To Have Panic Disorder: Accepting My Mental Illness I do not want to [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Believing In Yourself

Mental illness can really sap the self belief right out of you. It's easy to get lost and completely mired in feelings of worthlessness and become convinced that what we want out of life is never going to happen. This next guest post is from the lovely Karishma who blogs over at Gratisoul. Her post [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Suffering In Silence

Our first guest post for this year's #timetotalkday blogathon is from Neha. Today on Thrive in Chaos, she is sharing a personal story of her and her family's experience with mental health and mental illness and it has an important message. Mental Health – A personal story Mental health – such a big word and [...]

It’s #TimeToTalk – Little Joys

It often feels like mental illness robs us of so much. On the bad days, finding any sort of joy in life can seem completely impossible - futile, in fact. But this is why it's important to find and acknowledge the joy in good days - even the tiniest joys - so that we can [...]