Living with depression is a series of macro struggles, not least navigating those who know the status of your mental health. Often, we inhabit two worlds.
Recently, I’ve been struggling with my mental health. For the first time, it seems too much. Don’t get me wrong, I want to live. That’s all I want to do.
While generational labels are nothing new, the term “snowflake millennial” is one of the most acidic. It might roll off the tongue, but it is anything but informed.
Happiness is imperfect, and sometimes false, but it remains the greatest gift that any of us can give to another.
With the pro-gaming industry set to be worth $1.5B by 2020, many are noting the extremely short (and often miserable) careers of those who compete.
It’s a fact, we all have a limited amount of time on this planet. Everything we do is powered by this fear. But, living life by the tick of the clock is not really living at all.
In 2018, I discovered that I suffer from depression. But, that’s ok. I’ve learned that help is not an abstract concept, nor is it a manifestation of weakness.
Sadly, another member of the AFP took their own lives. With questions finally being asked about the culture within those walls, I know that there is no easy solution.
World Mental Health Day may have been and gone, but those who live it know that it is just more than just one splodge on the calendar.
According to the official line, radical Islamic thought is the source of terrorism in this country. But what about mental health?
According to a new report, one in four of us are lonely. It’s a growing Australian condition, one that is often hard to measure, but it should be included in the discussion of mental health.
In our time of furious extreme and division, it’s all too easy to lose our minds. However, peace is readily at hand.
The United Nations called for the refugees on Nauru to be evacuated to Australia. While the Australians spin their wheels on the issue, the need for mental care is pressing.
Due to the extreme content they have to filter on our behalf, the mental wellbeing of Facebook’s army of moderators is now finally being discussed.
With the Morrison Government set to investigate conditions in aged-care homes, I suggest they focus on the mental health of residents, as the figures are staggering.
Despite today being R U OK? Day, for me, it’s Thursday. I don’t feel ok, but that’s perfectly fine.
Depression and anxiety are part of the modern Australian experience. However, one social researcher has an ambitious plan to solve it.
‘Self-care’ is a term that has swelled into a lunchtime utopia. We scale mountains, we take photos of ourselves, we daytime drink. All of this is an unhelpful sidestep.
In the wake of a Demi Lovato-like incident, posts on social media offer a brutal, honest snapshot of the person then, and the person now.
Despite our greater education on the subject, the topic of suicide is anything but a discussion.
They may seem hokey, bland and solely in the possession of your more boring relatives, but puzzles are rather crucial. They stop our brains turning to mush. So lay off.
Refusing to go to school is a legitimate psychological problem, one that leads to serious psychological problems later in life. So, why are we just hearing about it now?