One Year Later

When I look at this photo, I don’t see what others see. I can’t see beyond the feelings I have attached to this photo. I see the day that I started losing our second baby. This photo was taken the week before I met you, far too early. My body tried keeping hold of you […]

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Coping with Knowing I’ve Had My Last Baby

I always imagined that when the time came where I was finished having babies that I would feel content. My family would be complete, and I would feel nothing less than happiness. But I don’t feel that way. I feel almost the complete opposite and it’s taken me by surprise. We all decide that our […]

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Miscarrying as a Birth Father

Today, I’m going to talk about something that I have not publicly spoken about before… at least not on this platform anyway. Not because I try to hide anything about who I am; I just don’t feel that it has ever been relevant until now. However, saying that, I have noticed that I try to […]

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Can a Therapist Really Help? | Asking for Help

We all have a mental health and suffering from a mental health problem such as depression can happen to anyone. Most often we suffer alone for years or without even realising what’s going on. I was diagnosed with depression (later PTSD too) and memory loss just a few years ago but I firmly now believe […]

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PTSD, Online Therapy & Me

Growing up, I wasn’t aware that mental health was a ‘thing’, it just wasn’t spoke about. At least it wasn’t in my family, which is ironic as most of my family suffer with some form of mental health issue. Whether that be depression, anxiety or something different, most of us suffer with some form of […]

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Am I Good Enough? (Imposter Syndrome)

I think that most of us have moments of feeling like we don’t belong somewhere. Whether it’s professionally or otherwise, it’s something that we often feel. I know I do! I’m a Dad, I’ve been a stay-at-home Dad for almost 4 years now, I run two businesses and also have other side-line jobs too. I […]

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Why It’s Time We Opened Up About Mental Health

How comfortable would you feel about opening up about your mental health to a doctor or even a close friend or relative? Many of us don’t think twice about going to the surgery with backache or flu, but when it comes to psychological symptoms, we’re much more guarded. The truth is that one in four […]

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Little-Known Symptoms of Depression

*Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. Those who have never experienced depression may think that the diagnosis of the condition is simple. A sufferer feels depressed, and… well, surely that’s pretty much it, isn’t it? Of course, a low mood is a vital requirement for a depression diagnosis, but the condition also has a number of […]

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NHS and Private Care Story | What’s Your Story?*

While the NHS are amazing, they really do make a difference, sadly every time I’ve ever been in a hospital or received care more than just getting a simple prescription, it’s been a horrible experience. Most of my family work for the NHS and I know how tiring the hours are. One of my sisters […]

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Feel Stress Free with Thrive

*This post is in association with Thrive I quite openly talk about my mental health on my blog and after keeping it secret for many years, it is something I’m relatively new at. As you may know, I have been diagnosed with depression, memory loss, anxiety and PTSD. I struggle to cope with the demands […]

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