Freelance Writing

I Need Your Help

So… As I wrote last week, I was overwhelmed to have been shortlisted for a Northern Blog Award. I’ve been recognised for my writing about mental health and disability, which is amazing. The original judges score makes up 60% of the overall result but 40% is based on a public vote which has opened today.… Read More I Need Your Help

Mental Health

Why It’s More “Okay” To Have A Broken Bone Than A Broken Mind

“Pull yourself together.” “Just don’t think about it.” “There are people a lot worse off than you.” Imagine saying those things to somebody laid in a hospital bed with a serious physical illness. It seems heartless and callous, doesn’t it? Who would do that? Now imagine saying those things to somebody suffering with a mental… Read More Why It’s More “Okay” To Have A Broken Bone Than A Broken Mind