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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I’m More Than ‘Just’ a Parent

When I got a job back in June 2018, I got a lot of comments along the lines of: “That’s nice, it’ll keep you busy won’t it?” While it was most definitely meant as a boost and nothing less than positive, it wasn’t. It was said with blissful ignorance and demeaned everything I had been […]

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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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How the Gym Helped My Mental Health | Waterlane Leisure Centre, Lowestoft*

A few years ago, I was diagnosed with depression and very recently with PTSD. With my mental health issues, I also suffer with memory loss which makes day-to-day living extremely difficult. I then had to decide which path I wanted to take in terms of treatment. I considered medication, therapy and even neither. I immediately […]

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Men’s Mental Wellbeing | Norwich Theatre Royal’s Creative Matters Season

Norwich’s Theatre Royal has partnered with Norfolk County Council’s public health team to create this new Creative Matters season which is starting in January 2018. Norwich Theatre Royal’s regular series will aim to stimulate discussion and creativity on different issues within a safe space. During the season there will be an intimate evening exploring the […]

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