World Mental Health Day

As someone who writes about mental health, and someone who suffers from mental illness, days like today feel both highly significant and decidedly daunting. I like to think of myself as an advocate of positive Mental Health, and yet I feel a  sense of duty rather than passion to recognise World Mental Health Day. On days like today I feel as though my voice is the smallest, most insignificant of whispers amongst a chorus of experts, professionals and people who actually have something interesting, and something new to say. So todays challenge for me is to continue writing this blog – not regardless of the voices – but because of the voices that tell me I really shouldn’t bother.  Maybe I do have nothing new, or exciting to bring to the World Mental Health table. But I do have myself: the journey that I am on; the lessons that I am learning; the Read full article, you know you want to…