7 Jan How Do I Help?

Living with someone who suffers with any mental illness can be a challenge. Even if you don't live with them, but are a close family member or friend, it can be tough. You may feel lost, confused, frustrated, perhaps even angry, All your efforts seem to be met with a…

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6 Nov What's the Difference? Fiona's Story

This week we’re meeting another very brave lady, Fiona. Fiona is a lovely lady and someone I am proud to count as a friend. She’s an inspiration to me and I’m sure her candid responses will help others on their journey.So make yourself a cuppa, settle down and I’ll pass…

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30 Oct What's the Difference? Laura's Story

Today we’re meeting Laura, some of you may already know her form her blog Autumns Mummy, but you may not be aware that she struggles with a range of mental health diagnoses. Laura has been really brave talking to us, and we’re really grateful to her for her honesty and…

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19 Oct Our Logo Explained

If you don't know me either in person, or through the wonderful world of blogging, the Hugs logo may look a wee bit confusing. Let's be honest dragonflies are many things, but they are not known for being particularly cuddly and, if I'm perfectly honest, I wouldn't want one hugging me even if they…

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10 Oct What's the Difference?

When we're discussing mental illness, 'What's the difference?' is a very good question. It's a question which should probably be asked more often. Not in a negative way, but in a curious way. You see the range of mental illnesses is broad. Very broad. If this wasn't confusing enough for…

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