I’m always here for you: Supporting Someone with Depression

If you’re going to say someone with depression “I’m always here for you” then you’d better mean it. And you’d better mean all of it. You’d better mean the words “always here“. Not that you’ll be there every passing minute of every single day – we understand that you have a life to live as […]

Dead to Me

“You’re dead to me.” A saying we use to dismiss someone when you’re annoyed, angry or pissed at someone at a level that you never want to see them again. The hardest thing is having to say this about someone who you like, someone who means something to you, someone who you still consider a […]

My Fight With Depression

In November 2012 I knew there was a problem. I couldn’t focus like I used to. I lost all sense of time. I couldn’t order things into priorities. I couldn’t see past one thing at a time. And as a Teacher, this limited my abilities in my workplace incredibly. By December I was almost flat […]