What should I say?! How to support a loved one with depression.

What should I say? How should I say it? Should I say anything?! Dealing with mental health problems such as depression and anxiety is bloody hard work. It’s physically and emotionally draining, and we often feel like we are alone in the world and no one understands us. It is also really tricky for our…

From Infidelity to a Greasy Takeaway: How to Cope With Regret

When I was at university, I had a lovely boyfriend. He was kind and clever, and we had a blast. One day, I cheated on him. During several weeks of moping around in my dressing gown, refusing to eat and sobbing, I thought I could never learn to like myself again. I had always been…

The Black Hole

The Black Hole was never born in space, Among the stars or down below. Nor on a craggy mountain edge, Though pounded by an ice-cold wind. Lonely like the sun-bleached bones On a sandy plain that’s long forgot. Hurting like the splitting rocks, That shriek out-loud as they turn to sand. The Black Hole lies…