This young boy has gone viral- his mum was forced to pick him up from school at lunchtime due to the extent of the bullying that he was being subject to. She videoed her conversation with him, for such a young boy he really does show true intelligence and sensitivity; asking questions like “Why do… Read More Bullying is never ok!
A Street Cat Named Bob Author of Book: James Bowen, Garry Jenkins Director: Roger Spottiswoode Cast: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head Available on: Netflix Rotten Tomato Listing: 77% In A Nut Shell: Based on the autobiography, James Bowen is a recovering heroin addict living on the street in London. He… Read More Street Cat Named Bob
Secrets of people that live with Anxiety – YouTube
Today I saw a post on facebook by my cousins husband it had a picture of trees and said “this is an anti-depressant” and next to a picture of medication “this is Sh*t”- it really got under my skin. I could hear how he would say it and I just thought- how little do you… Read More Ignorant People
To Write Love On Her Arms Director: Nathan Frankowski Cast: Chad Michael Murray, Kat Denning, Rupert Friend, Juliana Harkavy, Corbin Bleu, Mark Saul Rated: 14A Rotten Tomato Listing: (not rated) In A Nut Shell: Renee Yohe (Kat Denning) is on a spiralling path. Struggling with bi-polar in high school, she follows the dark path into… Read More To Write Love On Her Arms (2014)
If you have been reading some of my previous blogs you will have read on the 9th August my review on different monthly subscription boxes. I decided to trial the “Caring Crate“, last night I got home from work and it had arrived!!! It was a lovely surprise! What it contained: A Happiness Planner Dark… Read More Caring Crate Has Arrived!!
I said in a previous post I was thinking of watching films listed with mental illness and give you my reviews on how close to the truth them come. In my post “Mental illness in film and TV” I touched on how mental illness is portrayed in kids films, and how before 2014 it was… Read More Biutiful (2010)
For the longest time TV and Film have used mental disorders to spin their stories. Think depression/ suicide in 1946’s It’s a Wonderful Life or PTSD in 1978’s Deer Hunter or Autism in 1988’s Rain Man. You name the form of illness and it has been portrayed on the big screen. Even though more is understood about… Read More Mental illness in films and TV
You may or may not have seen this in March/ April this year- Wentworth Miller (known primarily for his role in Prison Break)- addressed the haters that cropped up when a meme was posted on the internet showing some weight gain. I hate this- I hate that all you see on the cover of weekly… Read More Food and Depression
Thank you Wentworth Miller (actor/ writer/ director) for this look at what one University is doing to try and help its students with depression. “Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for college students… Let’s start the conversation to end the stigma of mental illness.” – Active Minds, Inc.