“You’re not weird; you’re ok”

“You’re not weird; you’re ok”

This week I discovered Project UROK – an organisation tackling the stigma around mental illness through honest, funny and totally relatable online video content for young people. I really like this one by US comedian Sue Smith, on her experiences of depression and OCD – well worth a watch.

Labour leadership candidates on housing

Labour leadership candidates on housing

For Inside Housing: Prompted by surprise front-runner in the Labour leadership contest Jeremy Corbyn publishing his lengthy housing policy list yesterday, Sarah Graham takes a look at each candidate’s stance on housing and welfare. Continue reading at Inside Housing  (subscription required).

Summer mental health resources

Summer mental health resources

Mental health resources to help manage your wellbeing throughout the summer holidays – part of my ongoing content marketing work for RSCPP: Managing stress throughout the school holidays Originally published at RSCPP: School’s out and the summer holidays are here! If you’re a parent, this can be a mixed blessing – while it’s a wonderful … Continue reading

New job!

New job!

So, a bit of work news that I’ve been keeping quiet for a while… In September I’m joining the brilliant team at Women for Refugee Women, for a 12-month, part-time role as their communications executive, while Sophie Radice takes a year out to go travelling. I’ll also still be freelancing for the remaining two days … Continue reading

Review: Fake It ’til You Make It

Review: Fake It ’til You Make It

Last month I interviewed performance artist Bryony Kimmings for The Debrief, about what to do when your boyfriend has depression. She and her own (non-performer) boyfriend, Tim Grayburn, have spent the last eight months touring a collaborative show based on just that: their experiences, as a couple, of Tim’s depression. Following huge acclaim in Australia, last week … Continue reading