Finding light through the darkness
To mark World Mental Health Day today, Nadine O’Regan and Arlene Harris asked a number of individuals from different fields how they cope when they’re experiencing a tough time in their lives – and what they do to help lift their spirits
When I was a child, I hated attending piano classes. I didn’t like the music, the teachers or the fact that it interfered with my half-day from school every Wednesday. Now that I’m an adult, I recognise that music has been one of the great gifts my father has given me. When I’m feeling low – and I’m not ashamed to say that I have a long history of depression and have taken ...