Tag Archives: Depression

#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews

Away for a couple of days while my Daughter got her GCSE results. Lots to smile about but as someone who has and does struggle with mental illness the news of, potential revolutionary, change in  the treatment of depression is amazing. Enjoy. Deal reached to evacuate Darayya in Syria Colombians celebrate FARC Peace Deal Egypt’s […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Wonderous Bounty

Apologies for today’s Reasons to be Cheerful being so late, and to be fair I cannot make any promises about Tuesday’s news as tomorrow I become a parent and take a massive step into the deep end of life. So wish me luck. However, I am gladdened by the HUGE weight of great stories from the weekend. […]
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#TimetoTalk #TimetoChange My Story

Thank you to John, Briege & Kit for bringing this to my attention. Today is Time to Talk Day, part of the Time to Change Campaign. The idea is to spend 5 minutes to talk about mental health to break the silence and remove the taboos and stigma that surround invisible illness. So here’s my […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews – First Steps

With the weekend’s news of additional funding to help fight depression we have news of a surfing scheme in Australia to help fight depression and with the nights starting to close in brain scans provide new insights into Seasonal Affected Disorder. Although if you ever needed a reason to hope these first steps should help. […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – That’s Unexpected

Apologies for the recent absences, between job interviews and looking after the family I’ve had little time for Reasons to be Cheerful. Looking through the stories from the last few days I had a very pleasant surprise. So often the Middle-East is the source for so much of the apparent sadness in the world. But […]
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@AnneWheaton blogs about “The Other Side of Depression”

@AnneWheaton blogs about “The Other Side of Depression” Blogs and social media, all to often, are the stomping grounds of those in pain looking for a voice or for someone to listen.Finding a blog about what it is like seeing depression from the outside, and what it is like to live with depression in your […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s Good News Digest – Hope Remains

Today’s stories speak of hope but also remind us that there is work to do. Suicides in US Military drop 22% Positive signs from Iranian Nuclear Talks EU & US resume trade deal talks UK & Iran name Charges d’affaires Last moments of Goce satellite Microwave signals turned into electrical power Pipe Bomb difused in […]
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