Kirsten Interrupted

Believe Me

With the explosion of mental health in the media in recent years, an explosion of conversations has occurred. Whilst I will never say this is negative, the results of this is that significantly more people are identifyingthemselves as having mental... Continue Reading →

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Recovering from mental illness is no straight line. It's a rollercoaster of good days and bad. This instability can be too much for most to bear, your mind will seek the negative side of everything, as though you've never felt... Continue Reading →

Right Place, Wrong Time?

I have, in this last year, started a job which I had dreamed of doing and suits my personality perfectly. But, as with everything, there is a catch - my job is what I call 'mental health heavy'. By this... Continue Reading →


Since my first symptoms of mental ill-health almost 5 years ago, I have been to many a dark place courtesy of my mind. These periods of my life are things that I think about reguarly, especially as some of them... Continue Reading →

Is talking enough?

On almost every social media platform I use, at some point an advertisment or a post from someone will come up that is encouraging people to have conversations about their mental health. This is an initative supported by many a... Continue Reading →

“It’ll get easier”

"It'll get easier". "Be grateful for what you have". "Just stop thinking negatively". There's a misconception which is deep rooted in our society. It's the idea that mental ill-health is a choice, not a medical condition. The idea that if... Continue Reading →

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