As part of mental health awareness week, I thought I’d share some of my own mental health journey and it’s most recent paths. I want to share what repetitive ‘low mood’ can feel like, and what helps — both in and out of the workplace.

My mental health has always been quite up and down — I’ll have weeks of feeling fine, then weeks of feeling pretty low. I had depression about 10 years ago, but it only lasted a year. So in some respects I’ve been lucky. I’ve not had it so bad. …

Lizzy Sharman

Senior Content Designer at Government Digital Service. Formerly Citizens Advice.

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