Jamie Flexman
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Jamie Flexman is a Bournemouth based guitar teacher and writer who hates the typical 9-5 existence. After quitting his job to enter the world of guitar tuition, he created his blog, Psycholocrazy, to document his thoughts and struggles as he takes on societies norms armed with nothing more than his cheeky wit and undeniable charm!

http://www.psycholocrazy.com

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Just Because I'm Not Alone Doesn't Mean I'm Not Lonely

(0) Comments | Posted 6 February 2014 | (11:14)

Among the many misconceptions regarding depression, the most dangerous is the widely held belief that if someone looks fine, then they are fine.

The truth is - those who are battling depression are the greatest method actors of our time; living every second of every day via...

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Do You Realise How Lucky You Really Are?

(0) Comments | Posted 16 December 2013 | (09:53)

During the summer of 2007 I had a job that was so demanding; I was constantly on the verge of curling up in the foetal position and declaring 'game over'.

It wasn't that the job wasn't fun, it was. Or that it was boring, it wasn't - just that...

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'Just Snap Out of It' - Four Hidden Truths About Depression

(27) Comments | Posted 3 December 2013 | (16:15)

Depression sucks.

It's the vampire of diseases. It hides in plain sight, waiting to pounce. You don't hear it coming. It's too swift and clever for that. It sinks its teeth into your psyche, draining your confidence, your energy levels and your sense of self-worth.

You're powerless to prevent...

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Five Reasons Why Depression Can Be Good for You

(0) Comments | Posted 6 November 2013 | (23:00)

"Hey cheer up, it can't be that bad. Pull yourself together"

Anyone who has ever experienced depression knows how words such as those can really get our blood boiling. It's no wonder many of us refuse to tell anyone about how we feel when we just KNOW what the common...

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Seven Reasons Why Getting a Job Is a Terrible Idea

(0) Comments | Posted 9 October 2013 | (01:43)

We get told from a very early age that we are supposed to go to college, then to university, rack up a huge debt so that we can get a safe career and retire at 65 to grow old and wear brown trousers.

No. That's just stupid.

So with that...

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Why You Deserve Everything You Get

(0) Comments | Posted 27 September 2013 | (08:59)

I am going to discuss something now that may offend a lot of people, but equally may also flick a switch in many others. I'm proposing the idea that your position in life, everything that you have done and will do in the future is purely down to you. Your...

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Six Ways to Instantly Make Yourself a Better Person

(11) Comments | Posted 23 September 2013 | (20:16)

Everyone thinks they are a good person, and why wouldn't they?

Most people don't run around with axes or intentionally set out to hurt others and sadly this seems to be the barometer that we seem to judge ourselves on.

'Well I haven't chopped anyone up lately so therefore I...

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Depression Is NOT a Mental Illness

(97) Comments | Posted 18 September 2013 | (00:00)

It's physical

This is a short article that I wish to get out there because it constantly irritates me about the many misconceptions regarding depression, what it is and who gets it. I want to begin by asking a simple question.

What is the difference between depression and food poisoning?

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Six Things You Really Need to Know About Introverts

(1) Comments | Posted 24 August 2013 | (11:38)

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Introverts tend to be an enigma that the rest of the population can't seem to solve. Everyone understands an extrovert; they tend to be the life and soul of the party, always with a story to tell and a smile on their face....

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The Fallen Man - A Lesson in Perseverance and Determination

(0) Comments | Posted 11 July 2013 | (12:07)

Recently I witnessed something that had a pretty huge effect on me. I will be totally honest, at the time I didn't give it much thought. On the surface it was a brief incident, all over in 30 seconds and quite easy to forget.

And yet now, four weeks onwards,...

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