With huge thanks to Nick for writing this blog on #TDoV15 Today, 31st March, has been kept by the transgender community as a Day of Visibility since 2009. Today stands as a companion to the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is observed on November 20th, remembering those who have been killed or taken their own lives in the face of… Read more →
Following the success of Emma’s blog, we asked a few other people what they never expected to have achieved in their lives so far. MM supporter, marathon runner, and pretty amazing all rounder, Rohan kindly obliged … TW: Sui Had anyone spoken to me in January 2006 and asked me what I had achieved in my life to that point,… Read more →
“Just being there for someone can make all the difference. Don’t just say you’ll be there. Be there.”
With thanks to Manchester based writer and lifestyle blogger Charlie for this blog in support of #timetotalk day Depression is sneaky, pernicious and pervasive. Sometimes, even those who suffer with it may not realise they’re depressed. Or realise it and society’s ignorance means it’s not recognised, not acted on and the sufferer can spiral down. My mum was probably depressed for… Read more →
Words don’t always cut it, we all have a medium that’s the best outlet for us as individuals.
This is evident in the following piece – an interpretation of the third stanza of “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg – please watch and share your thoughts.
With huge thanks to the creator Julia Marshall for allowing us to share her powerful and expressive work.
Contribution from Kate I have been volunteering for the Mind café at the Zion Centre for a few months now and want to tell you how this valuable resource has given me a reason to get up in the morning and is of continuing benefit others with a variety of Mental Health issues. I am a 36 year old… Read more →
Often I have found inspiration from the darkest of places as it is then when we feel the most. For myself, writing is now an escape. A place where I can say exactly how I feel, not be judged by others and share if I want too. Happy moments shadowed by grey the cloud that covers the sun and… Read more →
When I woke up, I did not know where I was. No money, my coat was gone. “Tom!” I could hear a woman screaming my name amongst the bushes in front of me. – When I wake up, I did not know where I was. “Hello Thomas?” An angel, all in white – with a white hat instead of a… Read more →
With thanks to Emma for her touching and uplifting contribution. Please note: Contains language and content inappropriate for readers under 15 – MM So I’m still not sure how I let this happen, but I turned thirty last year. And….that was about it, really. I held my breath and put my fingers in my ears and shut my eyes and everything,… Read more →