Category: Life

Suicide Prevention Day

The 10th of September 2016 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that every 40 seconds someone dies by suicide. 800,000 people lose their lives through suicide every year and leave behind countless grieving loved ones who have to then try to make peace and understand the reasons why. The purpose…

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Dear Leaving Cert Students, A Little Advice for Those About to Get Their LC Results

Congratulations you survived one of the toughest tests of your life. The Leaving Certificate is something most Irish people can remember as a flurry of Less Stress More Success books,  cans of red bull, an outpour of gratitude from the general population for the inevitable sunshine and that all-important candle lighting ritual from the Grannies.…

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When My Mother Died

Originally published on A Lust for Life   Battling with mental health problems since childhood has never been easy task. Living with Schizophrenia has become something I have spent my life accepting and adjusting to. From the age of four I have endlessly fought with demons, voices and the constant fear that comes with delusions…

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