Mental health and wellbeing is very close to our hearts, and while we aim to have an always-on approach to covering all aspects of mental health, we have chosen to shine an extra bright light on #WorldMentalHealth today, and for the rest of October. We bring you The Big Burn Out — a content series made up of honest personal essays, expert advice and practical recommendations. I was put on anti-anxiety meds, Valium and sleeping tablets. I took 6 weeks off work and moved into my mum’s place. In December 2018, I understood the pain and devastating effects of anxiety. I lost my bestie and soul sister to suicide and my world fell apart. It was horrifically traumatic. From the moment I heard the news, I felt my brain and body explode. I will never forget the sick, dreaded feeling, which still hasn’t subsided. The pain that followed the […]