“In the song, the verses are my attempt to describe what depression is like for me and then the chorus describes what I would say to a loved one going through the same thing. “

During Mental Health Awareness Week, the band BLACK SHEETS OF RAIN released the track Weight Of Shadows and their EP In The Eye Of The Storm. The song Weight Of Shadows reflects on vocalist Rich Davenport's own personal experiences with depression and what he would say to a loved one going through the same thing. … Continue reading “In the song, the verses are my attempt to describe what depression is like for me and then the chorus describes what I would say to a loved one going through the same thing. “

YOUR STORIES: Stop, Breath and Think

This piece comes Rock Out Stand Out Owner/Editor In Chief Lotty Whittingham. In her piece she speaks about the importance of slowing down when you feel under pressure and that it's OK that you can't do everything you have set out to do. Here is her story. About a month ago, I sent a message … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: Stop, Breath and Think

YOUR STORIES: You Will Lose Everything

The second story comes from Jake McCrone. He tells his story of his daily battle with depression and how a particular game helped him cope with his inner demons. “You will lose everything...once branded the symbol of the curse an augur of darkness your past. your future, your very light. you will lose everything and … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: You Will Lose Everything

YOUR STORIES: “Never be afraid to be vulnerable with those around you”

It's Mental Health Awareness week and to honour this, there will be a couple of stories from some amazing individuals. The first of our stories comes from Raveena Kaur. This story tells of the struggles of living with self harm, letting go of impossible expectations and to not be afraid to be vulnerable around those … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: “Never be afraid to be vulnerable with those around you”