Tag: stigma

How The Stigma Of Mental Health Is Against Us All

If a person believes in the stigma, and they go through a trauma, such as grief or something that leaves them with a form of mental illness. Would they be able to seek support?

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Stop Telling Teenagers Their Feelings Are Just A Phase

My question is, can we really blame all our teen emotions on something are dire as an age boundary?

The Rise Of Mental Health Blogging (And Why Its Important)

Most of all, this community is a firm reminder that we are not alone, which is something we all need to hear now and again. This is exactly why mental health bloggers are so important.

Stigma Cannot Know Who I Am

Stigma plagues society through our communities and is prominent within the media. There is no need to attach a stigma to any topic and yet humans do just that. It seems that what starts as an opinion or a passing comment can quickly cause complications for those at the rear

Sharing Your Mental Health Story With The Media

With more access than ever to share your thoughts and feelings with as many or as little people as you would like. It’s opened a whole new world of opportunity for public figures and advocates. For me, I am so passionate about raising awareness of mental health and suicide, I

[Guest Blog] Being A Man With A Mental Illness

Andrew (@moneymentaluk) got in contact about talking about his mental health. Obviously, I jumped at the opportunity as the masculine stigma is close to my heart, after my father died by suicide in 2014. Firstly let me start by saying mental illness, irrespective of gender, is horrific! I don’t believe

The People Pleaser

I was raised under very traditional values and morals. For me, it was in my nature to be kind and giving but it was also reinforced by my parents. All I ever knew was to help others. There is something to gain from making another person smile. It feels so

[Guest Blog] Fighting ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Todays Guest Post is by the lovely Peter Shaw (@pjshaw192), I’m in love with his words and I am sure you will be too! The only way we can end Toxic Masculinity is by talking about it – which is what Peter is doing.  I have struggled with anxiety and

How To Start Your Own Mental Health Blog

One of my most frequently asked questions is how to start a blog or write about mental health.  I’ve been blogging for a few years now, this website is not yet a year old but it is not my first. I started out a while ago, I am not sure

From One Man To Another: Toxic Masculinity

When I lost my father to suicide, I had no idea how big of a problem masculine stigma is. To me, it seems like a no-brainer that boys are just entitled to show their emotions as much as women. I have always found that I develop better relationships with boys

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