Mental health / Mental Health & Wellbeing

If I’d Known Then What I Know Now…

And if you hadn’t heard enough from me already this week, here’s a post that I wrote for a new blog called A Manic World.
It’s a collection of great writers, and now me, talking about their experiences with depression and other such craziness.
You should go check it out.

A Manic World

Author:Sarah B

If I’d Known Then What I Know Now…

When I first decided to start blogging about my experiences with depression over the summer last year I didn’t know just how many people had already had the exact same idea. There are literally thousands of people blogging about depression. Perhaps more. A Google search for ‘depression blogs’ turns up 85,600,000 results.

When I first noticed this I was a bit disheartened. I questioned whether there was any point in continuing to document my struggles when so many other people had put the same stories out there already. I was concerned that it would be difficult to find an audience for my writing with such a massive audience of already established ‘competition’.

This lasted for about an hour and half. Until I realised what a wonderful thing it was that there is such a proliferation of information, commentary, and…

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