Skip to Navigation

At its worst, depression can be a frightening and debilitating condition. Many sufferers and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help.

This is what I call a ‘tragedy of ignorance’. Depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognising depression and getting help is the first and most critical step towards recovery.

I hope this can help de-stigmatise it. In his great little video, writer and illustrator Matthew Johnstone tells the story of overcoming the ‘black dog of depression’.

 

One Response to “Taming the Black Dog”

What do you think? Share your thoughts...

Latest from the blog

Choosing Between Difference and Similarity (or Anything Else)

Difference is important, sometimes. But it can lead us to overlook shared interests, common goals and loads of things that psudo-science calls ‘stuff’.

Have fun with your language this weekend. Let me know how it goes.

Continue reading

Make Rules and You’ll Have to Police Them

rules

Families are full of rules and most operate below our radar. We all have them, make them, break them and live by them. But, rules can be burdensome, especially when you are the rule-maker.

Continue reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Get it now.

How to be more Resilient

Get my super-helpful guide '9 Steps to Resilience' absolutely FREE, when you subscribe to my newsletter.

Understand the steps to resilience and you can develop the ability to cope with problems and setbacks with less stress and more confidence.
close-link
Take my

Resilience Survey

Help me to help you. Your answers will enable me to design products to help you develop your personal resilience.
Yes please, I'll take the
2-minute survey
close-link
%d bloggers like this: