Welcome to Self Made Easy

Depression: On Feeling Like an Imposter

Depression: On Feeling Like an Imposter

Feeling like an imposter is something that those with depression are familiar with. We feel like we stand out like a sore thumb; for all the wrong reasons. It’s as though we just don’t fit it with other people; their ideals, their expectations, their perspectives, their abilities. Everyone seems cleverer, stronger, more beautiful, more deserving,Read more about Depression: On Feeling Like an Imposter[…]

FA Cup: Ex-Everton midfielder George Green on self-destruction and depression

FA Cup: Ex-Everton midfielder George Green on self-destruction and depression

Everton’s George Green, then aged 17, tackles Liverpool’s Seyi Ojo in an Under-18 game in November 2013 It is October 2011 and 15-year-old George Green is travelling to London for a trial with Tottenham Hotspur when a phone call changes everything. Everton have agreed a £2m deal with Bradford City for the schoolboy midfielder. GreenRead more about FA Cup: Ex-Everton midfielder George Green on self-destruction and depression[…]

Musicians are three times more likely to experience depression, according to study

Musicians are three times more likely to experience depression, according to study

Musicians are three times more likely to experience depression, according to study A concerning new piece of research reveals the scale of the mental health crisis facing the UK music industry. ‘Can Music Make You Sick?’ is a new study commissioned by Help Musicians UK, which explores the effects of a career in music onRead more about Musicians are three times more likely to experience depression, according to study[…]

Why a daily bath helps beat depression – and how to have a good one

Why a daily bath helps beat depression – and how to have a good one

‘I am sure there are things that can’t be cured by a good bath, but I can’t think of one,” wrote the poet and novelist Sylvia Plath in The Bell Jar. Plath, who struggled with depression, would surely have felt vindicated by the findings of a study reported in New Scientist this week, which concludedRead more about Why a daily bath helps beat depression – and how to have a good one[…]

Guy Texts Pasta Company Instead Of Depression Crisis Line And Gets Incredible Response

Guy Texts Pasta Company Instead Of Depression Crisis Line And Gets Incredible Response

Pixabay A man accidentally text a pasta company instead of a depression help line and got an amazing response. The unidentified male was looking for some consolation and certainly got it, but not from the likeliest of places. Messaging a pasta company by mistake, he was pleasantly surprised with how it all eventually turned out.Read more about Guy Texts Pasta Company Instead Of Depression Crisis Line And Gets Incredible Response[…]

Don’t tut at homeless people on spice when you’re on depression meds and smashing a bottle of red every night –

Don’t tut at homeless people on spice when you’re on depression meds and smashing a bottle of red every night –

Homelessness is at epidemic levels in this country. You only need to take a short walk around any city centre to witness the psychopathic duality of life in the UK today. There’s people going about their normal daily lives, shopping, choosing a place to eat, or heading to a concert etc. But look a littleRead more about Don’t tut at homeless people on spice when you’re on depression meds and smashing a bottle of red every night –[…]

Irish woman who went to India to cure her depression was raped, beheaded and found hanged upside-down in a forest

Irish woman who went to India to cure her depression was raped, beheaded and found hanged upside-down in a forest

A TOURIST who travelled to India to tackle her depression was drugged, raped and beheaded before her corpse was left hanging upside down in a forest. Cops revealed Liga Skromane was lured by two men who then sexually assaulted her before butchering her body. SWNS:South West News Service Liga Skromane, 33, was suffering from post-traumatic depressionRead more about Irish woman who went to India to cure her depression was raped, beheaded and found hanged upside-down in a forest[…]