DILEMMA | No one is ever going to love me, my life is spiralling out of control
This week a reader confesses that his life is spiralling out of control and he’s not sure what to do next.
This gay dating app is using its platform to highlight suicide prevention
Daddyhunt, which boasts around 4 million members, is using its platform and social media channels to focus on suicide awareness and prevention and domestic violence. Since the creation of the Daddyhunt website over 15 years ago, “Daddyhunt has focused on educating its members about sexual health issues as well as creating a stigma-free environment for […]
Is it time to pick up and learn a musical instrument?
It’s official – practicing a musical instrument IS good for your mental health.
Here’s what you can do if you’re suffering anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic
As thousands of us are facing lockdowns and self isolations anxiety levels for some are rising. As countries around the globe fully or partially closed down public services, shops and schools due to Coronavirus, there are growing concerns for OCD, depression and anxiety sufferers that the British government will soon implement more dramatic measures to […]
Could a social media detox be good for the soul?
Dr Mark Winwood has revealed that leaving social media could help your mental health – here’s how.
6 simple things you can do to help a friend is struggling with depression
It can be hard to know what to do to if a friend or family member is struggling with their mental health. Here are six tips to help you, help them.
On International Mens Day, suicide is the silent killer we should be focused on
In this article, I am reaching out to tell you are not alone and to ask you to PLEASE find the courage to be.
10 signs of depression you should look out for
Depression and mental health have been hot topic subjects of late and sometimes spotting the signs can be difficult. We spoke to psychotherapist Andrew Smith clinical director of TherAppUK Ltd who gave us 10 pointers to look out for. 1. Social Withdrawal. This is when someone may become more withdrawn from social activities, and not be as interested […]
OPINION | Emotional baggage is just a valuable quirk you’ve not discovered yet
Damaged Goods or just quirky? In this article, I’d like to look at the concept of “damaged goods” and what we think that means. We’ve all heard of the term and most of us in one form or another believe we have baggage of some kind that we carry from one person to another. In […]
How do you deal with the pain of bereavement?
The loss of life after the Orlando tragedies is almost impossible to comprehend. As we, the LGBT community feel intuitively connected to those in our community, no matter where we are the attack felt close to home. It felt as if members of our own family were targeted at that club and it will probably […]