Guest Post: Claire’s Story Eating Disorder-Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

Today kicks off this year’s Eating Disorder’s Awareness Week, it seemed appropriate to have a guest post from someone living with an eating disorder so I welcome Claire to the blog. She is talking about her experiences of receiving treatment for anorexia when she also has type 1 diabetes, which complicates the treatment significantly. I…… Continue reading Guest Post: Claire’s Story Eating Disorder-Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

Guest Post: 5 Easy Yet Effective Ways to Calm Yourself Down When You’re Feeling Anxious

I’m really pleased to welcome Lystia from bookmeditationretreats.com to the blog today. These guys offer some amazing meditation and yoga retreats all over the world and if there is one thing I’ve learned as someone who used to be incredibly resistant to meditation, it’s that we all need some quiet meditation time now and again…… Continue reading Guest Post: 5 Easy Yet Effective Ways to Calm Yourself Down When You’re Feeling Anxious

Guest Post: Chasing the Correct Diagnosis

Today I am honoured to welcome Aimee to BrizzleLass. Aimee has written a truly moving post on her battle to get the correct diagnosis, one she knows in her heart is correct, but she has really struggled to get the professionals to recognise. As a result she hasn’t received the correct treatment. I am sure…… Continue reading Guest Post: Chasing the Correct Diagnosis

Guest Post: Dissociative Identity Disorder

Today I have a guest blog from Sarah-Jayne about living with Dissociative Identity Disorder, this is a mental health condition we don’t hear an awful lot about and this post is quite eye opening in terms of what living with this condition can be like. Like most mental health diagnoses Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is…… Continue reading Guest Post: Dissociative Identity Disorder

Guest Post: Depression and Chronic Illness

I am so pleased to welcome Kaisha to BrizzleLass with her story of Chronic Illness and Depression. Many people don’t appreciate how having a chronic illness can have such an adverse affect on mental health or even the other way around. I thank Kaisha for her honesty in telling her story, and for sharing it…… Continue reading Guest Post: Depression and Chronic Illness

Guest Post: Anxiety, Where It Came From and How I Manage It

I wanted to introduce a series of posts where others talk about their experiences with mental health and how they have been affected, have overcome them, what tools they use. It’s an opportunity for us to explore a wider world of mental health issues than just those I have experience of, and the same issues…… Continue reading Guest Post: Anxiety, Where It Came From and How I Manage It

Guest Post: Resilience: You can be Amazing…Say What You Wanna Say, And Let the Words Fall Out

I am so pleased to welcome Jessica to the blog today. Her story is one so many will relate to, with one exception. She now works for a firm who are embracing mental health as something which needs to be looked after! I hope after reading this you agree with me that Jessica embraces what resilience…… Continue reading Guest Post: Resilience: You can be Amazing…Say What You Wanna Say, And Let the Words Fall Out

Guest Post: Diagnosis: On The Importance Of

Welcoming guest blogger from https://imillnotcrazy.wordpress.com/ talking about how a diagnosis can affect your state of mind, how you think of yourself and your mental illness.

GUEST BLOG: Music News from the Land Down Under

It’s been a while! Shitloads has been happening in the music industry locally (i.e. Australia) and around the world since my last instalment here. Over the course of the next little while, I’ll be contributing some more review-type things to Claireodactyl too. Stay tuned.First up, the Murdoch Empire has acquired the remainder of DMG Radio Australia,…… Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Music News from the Land Down Under

GUEST BLOG: KISS launch Destroyer beer in Australia… and more besides

Yes, this post was going to be a review of the jaunt to Broken Hill with IMMINENT PSYCHOSIS. It’s a poor experience for you, having promises broken, but I haven’t finished it. It’s about half done. And it’s so long that it is in desperate need of slicing to pieces and being carefully re-formed with sticky…… Continue reading GUEST BLOG: KISS launch Destroyer beer in Australia… and more besides

GUEST BLOG: Industry goings on

Argh, I’m back, sooner than you expected. As promised, here’s a bit of a round-up of what’s going on around the traps in the music industry lately. Some of it has a bit of an Aussie flavour… but, uh, well, I can’t help that :PJohn Peel Collection goes onlineAs you may have heard recently, the…… Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Industry goings on

Cracking the Guest Blogging Cherry

When Claireodactyl asked me to be a regular guest blogger here, you could’ve knocked me over with a feather. I’ve been blogging since something like 2006 over at my own site, and have had the privilege of Claire writing for me. Yes, it’s true, I’m the founding publisher/editor of Metal as Fuck. I’ve never really…… Continue reading Cracking the Guest Blogging Cherry