My battle with depression probably started long before I realised it.
It’s only in the last two and a half years I realised how much damage the preceding 5 years had done to me Continue reading “Guest Post: Arrows and Shields”
The World Health Organisation’s World Mental Health day was Wednesday but Mental Health is something that we need to think about every day. We can’t escape from our own minds although sometimes we try. Continue reading “Life Hurts”
I should write a book …or a song (maybe) ‘possibly’ I will! Every week there are new surprises, new highs and new lows; new stories and new ideas. It is only Monday and already there have been some of these. This week I have decided I am going to write a book or maybe a song. Continue reading “I should write a book…”
Mental health isn’t something that I have always been fully aware of, however from a young age I always knew that I was experiencing something that most other kids probably weren’t at that time. Continue reading “Guest Post: Mental Health In Schools”
I’M RYAN ANDERTON AND I’M RECYCLING MYSELF AND I’M URGING OTHERS TO DO THE SAME
At the age of 30, I was first admitted to a mental health hospital ward after attempting suicide in a B&B in Blackpool. Continue reading “Ryan Recycles Himself”
I’m guilty of having unrealistic expectations of life due to the amount of time I immerse myself into the fabricated world of film and the pleasure I find in attempting to recreate staged narratives into candid parts of my life. In film you can be anything, as long as you fit it in to a well thought out and flowing stream of frames per second that doesn’t drag itself out, much like the Avengers franchise (sorry guys). Continue reading “Marvel, DC, and Me”
I sit here and write this entry while Nag Champa incense burns in the background – the last thing my dear friend bought me which I cherish each time I light one.
Five years ago, I had the pleasure of experiencing Glastonbury festival with Ellen – and may I add that she was six months pregnant so a slightly more hormonal Ellen than usual! Continue reading “Something Good…”
Seven years ago something happened. Something we did not see coming and something that was a factor to changing our daughter’s and our lives forever. Continue reading “7 Years Ago… Trauma”
When I think about mental health I imagine it as an island. One of those cartoon pieces of land that, as a child, I was always worried i’d get marooned on and in preparation had to always be ready to know what CDs I would take with me (Now 44 or Aquarium by Aqua were strong contenders but this is besides the point).
Continue reading “The Island: Without Bear Grylls”