Pretty Birds 2017 Drawing by Laura Spoonie

Depression & Drawing PT. 1

⚠ Trigger Warning – detailed descriptions of Depressive symptoms, but no descriptive mentioning of harm! ‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾‾  “Depression is impartial to it’s host” Balled up in bed, tight-fisted and tense from the thick, black cloud that surrounds me. Everything is so heavy, like gym weights sitting on top of my shoulders pushing me down making me stationary […]

Lets Talk MH - Laura Spooie

Let’s Talk: Mental Health

Let’s talk, Mental Health! During the month of October I made the conscious effort to connect more with my blogging & social media audience, also focussing on producing #MentalHealthAwareness articles, collaberated with one of my favourite bloggers and opened up about my own mental health struggles. I made use of social media platforms, engaging in […]

RECOGNITION - Laura Spoonie

Managing mental health and where to get help PT.1 – RECOGNITION

Throughout this month I’ve been focussing on Mental Health Awareness; writing articles, posting art and sharing experiences of my own personal journey with mental illness. Today I’m going to speak about – RECOGNITION: Recognising what mental health is Different warning signs of mental health risk The importance of recognising warning signs & mental health risk This […]