Martin Gallagher

How My Mental Health Affects My Parenting Style

Martin Gallagher explores how parenting styles have changed since childhood - and how his mental health can affect his role as a dad.

94 Mental Health Patient Stories

Animal Magnetism: Why Our Brains Love Wildlife
4 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Animal Magnetism: Why Our Brains Love Wildlife

6 Ways to Cope with Social Anxiety this Christmas
5 mins
article
Claire Eastham

6 Ways to Cope with Social Anxiety this Christmas

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak

5 Ways to Escape the Toxic Misery of Perfectionism
6 mins
article
Claire Eastham

5 Ways to Escape the Toxic Misery of Perfectionism

How a Bathing Ritual Can Help You De-Stress with MS
6 mins
article
Birgit Bauer

How a Bathing Ritual Can Help You De-Stress with MS

Making It Through A Crisis, One Day At A Time
6 mins
article
Jeff Breece

Making It Through A Crisis, One Day At A Time

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?
7 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?

WRAP: What it is and the Role it Can Have in Recovery
6 mins
article
Megan Potts

WRAP: What it is and the Role it Can Have in Recovery

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked
9 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked

How I Use Self-Care with MS to Stave off Bouts of Depression
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

How I Use Self-Care with MS to Stave off Bouts of Depression

Is this a Heart Attack? When Panic Attacks Hit Hard
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Is this a Heart Attack? When Panic Attacks Hit Hard

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health
7 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell
10 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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