What Running out of Psychotropic Meds Taught Me About Life

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It also made me emotionally constipated. I didn't give a shit for days I’m an individual of extremes. I’m a psychiatric nurse, living with clinical depression. I’m a father of three beautiful children. But I no longer have a relationship with them. I’ve been a victim of domestic abuse, but I am a man. I co-founded an international … Continue reading What Running out of Psychotropic Meds Taught Me About Life

Self-Deprecating Humour Linked to Better Mental Health, No Joke

I wish I was smart enough to understand this Many of us assume self-deprecating humour is used as a smokescreen for insecurities. However, a study published in 2017 found that making yourself the butt of your own jokes demonstrates higher levels of contentment and self-assurance. I make loads of self-deprecating jokes, but I’m just not … Continue reading Self-Deprecating Humour Linked to Better Mental Health, No Joke

How to Live a Purposeful Life While the World Goes Down the Toilet

The importance of being kind in a world full of idiots In this technological age, we’ve never had so much access to news, pictures of peoples dinners and cat videos. However, our leaders are idiots. And the world is full of chaos. The Internet gives us a front-row seat to view the car-crash-reality TV show … Continue reading How to Live a Purposeful Life While the World Goes Down the Toilet

The Importance of Gratefulness

How grateful living can change the world The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word grateful as follows: “Feeling or showing an appreciation for something done or received.” Gratefulness is an abstract noun formed by adding the suffix -ness to grateful. Simple as. But how is gratefulness important in our lives? The world’s entire population could not be … Continue reading The Importance of Gratefulness

It’s Hard to Give Up the Pursuit of Justice

But sometimes it’s about surviving At its height, the organisation I co-founded was international. We had a head office in London and a satellite office in Ontario, Canada. Via our social media outlets, we had an international reach to millions. We had a radio station, a helpline, a support group and a healthy number of … Continue reading It’s Hard to Give Up the Pursuit of Justice