Whilst you might be in a good place with your mental health or at least the support you have around you, others may not be. How do you choose to ignore something if you don’t know whether or not it’s real? Challenge him. He might not be worth it, but the people having to listen to his bullshit might be.
OK, so it was vegetarian and smothered in tomato sauce rather than gravy, but I had my first Christmas dinner of the year last night at a wonderful even hosted by Anxious Minds North East - a charity that I am proud to be a trustee of. And I want to shout about these guys. … Continue reading A charity gala and my first Christmas dinner
I read this within 24 hours. As the first sentence in a review of a 350+ page book, that says quite a lot. I barely put it down - in fact, I think my copy will have my breakfast crumbs firmly embedded in the pages now... This is Denise's first novel - and I admit … Continue reading Book Review: If They Could See Me Now Author: Denise Welch
We all love to boo a pantomime baddie, but that's usually because they're stealing a magic lamp or weaving destructive magic spells. We know it's all made up and we know they'll get their comeuppance. But yet again, Katie Hopkins and Piers Morgan are enjoying the boos and hisses by taking their pantomime into real … Continue reading Stop using mental health as bait
There's a charter for those who work in PR, marketing, accountancy and HR. It's to promote responsibility. Yet celebrities - who have a much greater influence than I have, for example, in my PR role - don't have to sign up to anything. So it's kind of about trust and good will. What would you … Continue reading Pipe down Piers
So I was chuffed to bits that the wonderful Denise Welch allowed me to have a sneak peak of her forthcoming short film, Black Eyed Susan. Here's my review. As a mental health ambassador who has spoken publicly and at length about her battles with depression, it’s perhaps no surprise Denise Welch’s first project as … Continue reading Review: Black Eyed Susan