Whaddup, my homies? Let’s talk about mental health!!
Well, that seems as good a way to start as any.
So, as anyone who has seen my latest video will know (WOW! SUCH PLUG!) I’ve been having a not so great time mental health-wise lately. (Seriously though, if you’ve got 16 minutes or so to spare, go grab a cup of tea and give it a watch.)
Okay, back to your regularly scheduled unplugged post.
The video is a long, sleep-deprived rambling and I touch on my mental health stuff, but I brush passed it relatively quickly, partly because it was an impromptu, unplanned, unscripted vlog and partly because I’m not very good at talking it all through properly yet. I am very aware though that I don’t want it to be something I feel like I can’t talk about openly. Feeling ashamed or stigmatised because of differing brain chemistry is the furthest thing from helpful. I also know that open conversations about mental health are very important to normalise it and to help anyone else who is dealing with similar things feel less crazy and alone.
So. Let’s talk.