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Food and mood - Tim's story
Tim explains how he manages his mental health with the food eats.
Find out more about depression http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/depression/about-depression
Get more info on how food can affect your mood http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/food-and-mood
Show notes > http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/mind-podcast-food-and-mood
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) - Sarah's story
Sarah talks to us about her experience of seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
See our info on SAD > http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/seasonal-affective-disorder-sad/
Show notes tbc
Coping as a carer - Bryony's story
Bryony talks about what it's like caring for her mother whilst also living with bipolar.
See our info on coping as a carer > http://ow.ly/ShpFt
Find out more about bipolar > http://ow.ly/ShpJs
Show notes http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/mind-podcast-being-a-carer-with-bipolar/
Living in a therapeutic community - Clarissa's story
Clarissa describes her experience of being in traditional inpatient care and in a therapeutic community.
She also tells us how her writing and creativity have helped her with her mental health and shares a poem with us.
Obsessive compulsive disorder(OCD) - Faisal's story
Faisal explains why he didn't feel able to talk to friends and family when he first started experiencing obsessions and compulsions and have CBT has helped him manage.
Show notes > http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/mind-podcast-living-with-ocd/
Stephen Fry's Christmas message from Mind, the mental health charity.
President of Mind, Stephen Fry, thanks everyone for their help support people with mental health problems over the past year, and reminds us how hard the festive season can be for some.
If you are struggling this Christmas, Mind's twitter follower's tips and advice for coping may help > https://storify.com/MindCharity/coping-at-christmas
Tim's sort about food
Excellent story from Tim about food. I like the keep it simple and have fun cooking idea. I also find a bit of planning helps too so you can look forward to some meals. Also, Thea idea of eating with other people is really good. Cheers Tim and thanks Mind
Siobhan's story on bipolar completely opened my eyes
I just listened to Siobhan's story on bipolar and so much of it rang true. Also she sounds like an amazing person - I was so impressed at how calmly she now talks about it. There is hope!