Category Archives: Mental health

Mini MH series – post 1: What is mental health & what does it mean to different people?

hand holding you are beautiful sign

Hi Comfizz readers! Over the next few weeks, I will be writing about several elements surrounding the invisible disability of mental health. In these posts, I will be discussing various mental health matters & sharing my own mental health experiences, as well as including some useful mental health contacts & some tips I find help […]

Negative Hospital Experience?

negative hospital experience

When we go to hospital for appointments, procedures or as an inpatient we can sometimes feel scared, vulnerable or anxious (scared and anxious are two different stages of the same emotion!) more often than not I would hope we all are treated professionally, with dignity and respect; there can be one person that ruins it […]

Finding YOU after a Long Term Illness

finding you after a long term illness

Firstly a quick apology for this post being out late as between work and the kids my time has been limited oh and Button’s FIRST birthday; yes where has that time gone?! Being ill for a long time whether it is from childhood or something that has happened as an adult can take a major […]

Surgeries Can Be a Shock In More Ways Than One

surgeries can be a shock in more ways than one

How you end up with your ostomy can make a huge difference to how you accept your stoma and adjust to life with it. I have asked three different people who had their ostomies via emergency, planned or bit of both. Now bit of both sounds confusing but really it is someone who had surgery […]

Lean On Me…(Support Groups)

support groups

…When you’re not strong, sorry I just thought I would sing to you there! But seriously has there been times when you have thought “I really wish I had someone to talk to about *insert problem*” ? Well I’m here to let you know that there are plenty of different ways to interact with others […]