Does having a mental health problem make you less qualified for a job? Of course not. But sadly, some people still hold this belief. When I was working for Time to Change over the summer last year, I interviewed so many people who had experienced bullying and discrimination as a result of disclosing their mental … Continue reading Lived experience of mental health problems is an asset – not a liability
A little update on my podcast, which I can't believe already has 6 completed episodes (well....no. 6 is scheduled to go live tomorrow!) Since my last post, I've been lucky to interview Paula McGuire about how she no longer has to live with anxiety, but how anxiety has to live with her and her penchant … Continue reading New on The REALLY cast!
Remember that duvet cover from the 80s with the sad clown? That clown was Pierrot. He might have made people laugh but, inside, he was hiding a terrible pain. A pain caused by his unrequited love for Columbine, who, as far as I can tell, had the hots for Harlequin. Pierrot wasn’t really born in … Continue reading It REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…Comedian
Today's instalment in Standard Issue Magazine discussing psychosis and stigma with Alastair Campbell. The year 2016 is drawing to a close. And you could say it’s been one hell of a rollercoaster ride in terms of politics. Well, I say rollercoaster: it’s actually been a one-way, never-ending log flume plunging us into the murky waters … Continue reading It REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer….Political Strategist