Real-life mental health stories: mental health in a leadership position

This blog post is part of an interview series for mental health awareness week. In this series, different people give their perspective on living with a mental health condition. In certain cases as with the interview below, people have had the courage to reveal their identity. This is brave, as it can be difficult and daunting. CongratulationsContinue reading “Real-life mental health stories: mental health in a leadership position”

Real-life mental health stories: agoraphobia, depression, alcoholism…

This blog post is part of an interview series for mental health awareness week. In this series, different people give their perspective on living with a mental health condition. In certain cases as with the interview below, people have had the courage to reveal their identity. This is brave, as it can be difficult and daunting. CongratulationsContinue reading “Real-life mental health stories: agoraphobia, depression, alcoholism…”

A lifetime of mental health

Today on the blog, another real life mental health story. This time from yours truly. ☺️ For a while now I’ve been wanting to talk about the bigger picture of my journey with mental health, not just my most recent experience. Of course, my most recent experience (starting in 2012) is what triggered this blogContinue reading “A lifetime of mental health”

Real life mental health stories: living with anxiety

This blog post is part of an interview series for mental health awareness week. In this series, different people give their perspective on living with a mental health condition. In certain cases as with the interview below, people have had the courage to share and to some extent, reveal their identity. This is brave, asContinue reading “Real life mental health stories: living with anxiety”

Real-life mental health stories: a lifelong battle

This blog post is part of an interview series for mental health awareness week. In this series, different people give their perspective on living with a mental health condition. In certain cases as with the interview below, people have had the courage to share but were not comfortable revealing their identity. For this reason, theContinue reading “Real-life mental health stories: a lifelong battle”

My mental health story: part 1

Two years ago I published a blog post called “Living with anxiety“. It was my first step towards sharing my story about mental health, after which I slowly started to feel more comfortable talking about it. This blog post has moved! It has gone to “That’s Mental, a platform to talk freely about mental health“.Continue reading “My mental health story: part 1”

Resources for mental health

Photo by Startup Stock Photos on Pexels.com * Updated in June 2019 * While I have been blogging more about mental health consistently, it suddenly occurred to me that a very helpful thing I could do is to share more resources on the topic! While I very much appreciate everyone who reads my blog posts,Continue reading “Resources for mental health”

Dealing with trigger moments at work

If you are faced with some sort of mental health issue, you know that certain situations can “set you off”. If you suffer from social anxiety, going to large gatherings or parties may not be good for you. Or if you suffer from depression, an argument with a friend or a negative comment might startContinue reading “Dealing with trigger moments at work”

How to support a colleague – mental health in the workplace

Last time I wrote about team dynamics in the workplace and how they can affect your mental health. A really important part of that, is how to help someone else when you see they are in need. If that person is part of your team, or a colleague you see suffering, what can you do?Continue reading “How to support a colleague – mental health in the workplace”

Team dynamics – mental health in the workplace

It goes without saying that a crucial part of your workplace environment is your team, and more widely, your colleagues. 

When it comes to mental health, they too have an important role to play. How can they impact how you feel for better or worse?