Exercise = Healthy Body = Healthy Mind

I think we all know the importance of exercise to improve out general well-being. But how many of us actually do it? I need to start exercising again, as I know how much of an impact this has on improving our physical and mental health. When I was coach Many moons ago I was a … Continue reading Exercise = Healthy Body = Healthy Mind

How the weather can affect our mood

“The sun has got his hat on, hip hip hip hooray” 😎☀️ The sun has got his hat on, and I’m coming out to play. It’s a lovely day today here in the UK. I think it’s true to say that the weather has a big impact on how we are feeling. In the winter … Continue reading How the weather can affect our mood

Funny comeback jokes

Hi All, I thought I would brighten up the day with a few good comeback jokes. These are great if you want to insult someone you particularly don’t like, lol. 1: I love what you’ve done to your hair. How do you get it to come out your nostrils like that? 2: The only way … Continue reading Funny comeback jokes

Beware Of Instagram Scammers!

Scam Alert! Hi all. I know the world is full of scammers, and it makes my blood boil! This morning I awoke to find my 19 year old son has had his bank account emptied! When my son checked his bank account this morning, he was shocked when discovered it was empty! He only had … Continue reading Beware Of Instagram Scammers!

Bipolar/ Depression Mentorship Program Update

Following on with the guy I’ve been mentoring. It’s been just over two weeks of this 6/8 week program, and he’s made so much progress. When we first spoke he was in a very dark place. Like I’ve said previously, I’m no expert in mental health (but then again who is?), but what I can … Continue reading Bipolar/ Depression Mentorship Program Update

Trying to keep Mr Hyde at bay!

Well folks, Mr Hyde (depression) payed me a visit today! It’s been a while since he “came a creeping up on me” he’s not quite in the front door yet, and I don’t intend to let him fully in! I’m fighting like fuck to keep him out, but I know him only too well, and … Continue reading Trying to keep Mr Hyde at bay!

Football stars campaign for mental health

Carrying on with “Mental Health Awareness Week” there’s a new campaign which is using football to “generate the biggest ever conversation regarding mental health”. The football association is in partnership with the mental health charity heads together “heads up”. With the popularity of football, this is an opportunity to harness the influence, to show the … Continue reading Football stars campaign for mental health

Living life with bipolar, med free

Hi all. Since a few of my fellow bloggers have asked me how I manage day to day life “medication free”, I thought I would blog about how I cope from one day to the next without popping the pills. Please don’t get me wrong, just because I’m managing life without the meds, that doesn’t … Continue reading Living life with bipolar, med free

The power of soap operas with mental health stories

We are constantly reminded that 1 in 4 of us will experience some sort of mental health issue every year. Here in England they say women are almost twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men. It’s also estimated that 1 in 6 people in the past week experienced some sort of mental health … Continue reading The power of soap operas with mental health stories

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Hi all, as it’s “Mental Health Awareness Week” I thought I would post something on the subject. This is taking place between May 13th and May 19th. Prince Harry and Meghan has teamed up with Prince William and Kate I thought I would see what the “fab four” were doing regarding mental health. Prince Wills … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Ancient Greeks, and bipolar disorder

Hi all, today I was thinking about bipolar, and I wondered how far back in history where there was the first signs of the condition. Yep it goes back as far as Ancient Greece. Classical Greek physicians described bipolar as “mania” (a mixture of anger, rage, and euphoria) and “melancholia” (sadness). I read that Jules … Continue reading Ancient Greeks, and bipolar disorder

Sites that say, “no longer Available”

Hi fellow bloggers. A few of us posted a while back regarding the above subject. I was one of them that had similar issues. This must be such a common thing that’s happening, as I’m still getting a few bloggers that follow me with this problem. When I go to checkout their site, all that … Continue reading Sites that say, “no longer Available”

Genetics and mental health conditions

Like father like son? Yeah maybe! Like grandma like father? Probably! When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2015, it got me thinking about certain things I’ve done throughout my life. It gave me answers to why I done these things, and put them into perspective. It also got me thinking about the actions … Continue reading Genetics and mental health conditions

Little Boy Lost

You can view my book on Amazon, “Little Boy Lost”. This has been written and self published from my iPad. I haven’t had any professional help with writing this book, which makes it raw and down to earth. This is a memoir, and has come completely from my heart. It’s sad, funny, and it’s shockingly … Continue reading Little Boy Lost

~💚~ Welcome to Mental Mingling ~💚~ Mental Health Awareness Month Meet & Greet! ~ Week #2 ~ May 10, 2019 💚 — Beckie’s Mental Mess

For Mental Health Awareness month, Beckie is holding a mental health blogger meet and greet, get involved bloggers 😊👍 Hello!  Welcome to “Mental Mingling” The Second out of five weeks where you get to meet old and new bloggers alike in the mental health community. I had started this a year ago, and I found … Continue reading ~💚~ Welcome to Mental Mingling ~💚~ Mental Health Awareness Month Meet & Greet! ~ Week #2 ~ May 10, 2019 💚 — Beckie’s Mental Mess

Mystery blogger award

Hi all. Toni’s blog site is...https://thoughtsaboutthings.net/ Well what can I say about “Lady Of The Lake” I Love Toni’s user name, and she was the first blogger to comment on my blog. Toni is always commenting and liking my posts, and we do have a bit of friendly banter between us. Toni has written two … Continue reading Mystery blogger award

The amazing hypo-man

This is the story of “Harry Hypo” the mild manic superhero. He’s been gifted with an amazing superpower that was handed down to him from his parents. This superpower is in the form of a magic manic potion, that has been in his family for generations. His father has trained Harry how to use this … Continue reading The amazing hypo-man

Please do share this petition… — My Wellbeing and Learning Journey

I’ve shared this from a fellow blogger. This is close to home for me personally, as I’m a full time carer for my wife. Last week, in this post, Petition: Pay Carers an allowance equivalent to a fulltime job at the National Living wage I mentioned of a petition that I also signed, regarding as … Continue reading Please do share this petition… — My Wellbeing and Learning Journey

Can we learn from depression or mania?

I know this is a place we all don’t want to talk about, or re-visit! Depression Mania I’m hoping your not depressed right now, if your not, can you look back to when you was in your deepest depression? Did it change your life for the better? Are you now better equipped to help others … Continue reading Can we learn from depression or mania?

Hypomanic moment, Celebrity Face swap lol

I forgot all about these, lol. I done these about three years ago. It was late one evening when everyone had gone to bed. I was bored, and had a bit of a “Jim Carrey” moment. lol. There’s one video that I can’t download from YouTube, but that one does have a lot of swearing … Continue reading Hypomanic moment, Celebrity Face swap lol