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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So what’s the deal Bi-Polar, Obsessive Compulsive & Borderline Personality Disorders?

Disclaimer: The only reason I’m not getting into the finer details is because this post is entirely to reduce stigma and maybe some misconceptions anyone may have. Anyone can google Bi Polar, Obsessive Compulsive or Borderline Personality Disorder. I’m not a mental health expert or doctor. I just want to help create a clearer picture…

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Green Ribbon Campaign May 2016

As many of you might be aware, May is mental health awareness month. For the 4th year running, See Change and their partner organisations are rolling out a month long campaign where Green Ribbons are distributed free of charge to raise awareness and get people talking about mental health “See Change is an alliance of…

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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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