Dialogues Symposium

Today I attended the Fine Art Dialogues Symposium at Norwich University of the Arts. Noel Douglas talked about this image, which I found particularly powerful as it is depicting how DWP can treat disabled people. This visual representation resonated with me as it sometimes feels like people with disabilities are left to struggle without muchContinue reading “Dialogues Symposium”

Plants for positive mental health

I have a few coping mechanisms and one of them is keeping cacti and succulents – There is something about looking after plants that is rewarding, perhaps keeping something alive other than myself. Watching a plant grow over time is a comfort and it is enjoyable to nurture something that is alive.

But Who Is the Illest?

2017 Digital Image Lately I’ve been wondering why amongst the mental health community there is so much competition to have the most symptoms, the roughest deal in life or who is struggling the worst. It’s so so easy to focus on all things negative, but why is there a need to feel like you haveContinue reading “But Who Is the Illest?”