Claire and Cherry Pie

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Mental Health Week 2015 – My mental health story

On Monday night a very interesting episode of ABC's 'Q and A' was on, it was a special edition for 'Mental Health Week' and the panel consisted of psychiatrists, mental health advocates, and industry specialists. One thing that was discussed at length was the stigma attached to mental health. It's sad that there is still such a stigma because so many people have issues in this department.

Them feels

I've been in a bit of a rut lately; a writing rut, a brain rut and a life rut. Still, life did go on - I went on a lovely holiday with friends to Adelaide where we met a fabulous Facebook friend in person for the very first time (the power and reach of social media is amazing and can be a great resource when you can't leave the house that much). I had a wonderful time despite my frustrating body not really wanting to participate - I think pneumonia affected it more than I originally thought, so it was a bit of a surprise. But holidays end and things go back to normal.