When your mind defects (leaving you without your biggest asset)


Genetics have been generally kind to me. I have no major physical or health defects, my appearance doesn't usually repulse (despite my lifestyle choices which have led to being overweight, but I'm dealing with that), and I'm generally average at most things, which is a bigger gift than many realise. My greatest genetic inheritance however … Continue reading When your mind defects (leaving you without your biggest asset)

I’m no Superman…


What follows is perhaps the most difficult piece of communication I've ever written. It's difficult because of the hurt, guilt and shame I still feel despite my rational mind knowing these feelings are unwarranted and unhelpful. It's difficult because of the stigma attached to mental health issues; the automatic distance people put between themselves and … Continue reading I’m no Superman…