Mental Health Issues Are Not an Individual Weakness, but Something We Should All Educate Ourselves About

There’s a wariness associated with mental illness. I feel apprehensive about sharing my experience with new people that I meet. But I’ve recently decided to talk more about it. It’s important. And, in sharing my story, I often feel reassured that people can relate. They can clearly see how it happened. But why couldn’t I see it when I was becoming more ill?

International Mental Health Day: How to cope when someone close to you is struggling

Helping someone who is struggling can be difficult and takes a toll when you feel there’s nobody to talk to about it. Here are some steps you can take to boost your own mental health in that situation.

Let’s Talk About Sleep

We’ve all been there: all day you were knackered, now it’s 3am and it seems like the perfect time to get that black mould out of the shower head. How can something that seems so simple – just lying down still and closing your eyes – be so difficult for so many people? Actually, there’s a lot of reasons. To celebrate the Int’l Sleep Festival, here’s our top 3 tips to aid sleep habits.

Pushing Through the Fog: Dealing with Winter Depression

For many, the holidays are a time of joy. Seasonal Affective Disorder means that for many, this is simply not a possibility. Jasmine Hall runs down some methods of combatting SAD, resources provided in the article if you need some help. We love you here at Bloom x