‘Mental Illness is a Myth’

What is mental illness? Mental illness is a myth. Psychiatrists are not concerned with mental illness and their treatments. In actual practice, they deal with personal, social and ethical problems of living (Szasz, 1972). This is a question that has crossed my mind on many occasions. 'What is this?' 'What is happening?' Thomas Szasz, a … Continue reading ‘Mental Illness is a Myth’


I am here.  I moved, to the big City.  I am there.  I made it,  to the classroom.  Here I am, studying. I am undertaking one of my biggest challenges - a BA (Hons) degree. I have been sitting in various rooms, listening to people talk about their experiences.  Then a feeling that has always … Continue reading Imposter


I had a jar of hopes - a literal jar that I would fill with small pieces of paper with my hopes written down. Today, the wind sent the jar flying and it smashed. All my hopes that I have not read since I wrote them down, scattered all over the floor. I have debated … Continue reading Hope


There is no good news where this illness is concerned. I often wonder if there are people who have as little information as I, who are too scared to Google but still want to know. I have spent some time today looking through a reliable website, gathering the basics. For the me from a decade … Continue reading Dementia’s


1918-1939 Reading Writing Mathematics Science Home Economics 2016/2017 English Mathematics  Science Art and Design Citizenship Computing Design and Technology Geography History Languages Music Physical Education After some random thinking, I was curious about what the differences were regarding education we received and the education our grandparents received. It is these topics that pop up in … Continue reading Education