Posts for Tag: mental health awareness week

  • May 18, 2016

    5 ways to help someone with depression

    Depression is a mental illness and one that is often surrounded in shame for the sufferer and misunderstanding by others, leading often to those suffering with depression to feel even more isolated from the people around them. Mental Health Awareness Week is stressing the importance of relationships in helping people overcome mental illnesses. If you […]

  • May 17, 2016

    Depression: The silent battle for entrepreneurs

    1 in 3 entrepreneurs lives with depression. This was revealed in a recent study by Dr. Michael Freeman, a clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco. This statistic is even more alarming when you realise that depression is the most common cause of suicide. Having recently transitioned into running my business full time […]

  • May 16, 2016

    Living with anxiety

    Sweat trickles down my back and down my legs; my heartbeat speeds up so fast I swear it will jump out of my mouth onto the table. I am positive everyone in the room is staring and wondering what’s wrong with me. My muscles feel tense, and flushed heat creeps up the sides of my […]