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You Mans of The Sesh - A Guideline & Recovery  This is not a guideline on how to session. These are recommendations on who should and shouldn't session. If you've found yourself to be one of the people that shouldn't session and have actually obliterated a months worth of serotonin in one night, there's a few recovery tips at the end.   "Conso, how can you go around blogging and promoting mental health and go on sessions?" Fucking excellently that's how. It's been on the horizon a while and I knew the question was going to arise but I didn't now...

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Cocaine & Caviar Noun: Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences. I found this video below that basically reiterates all my beliefs on addiction, so I said I'd just post it but then I started spouting on as I always do. I'm definitely not well-enough versed in addiction to be going in to too much depth. Anyway, this short post & video are more so aimed at narrow-minded people that don’t understand addiction and also at the people that don’t realise they’re addicted to something, which includes their phones. Recovering addicts, you...

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Wagwan with BPB - New Site May 17, 2017 Bingo Bongo Boom Boom Boom Parental Advisory: Explicit Content     Bad News - BPB bizniz sales have went down, costs have soared therefore we're not breaking-even. Further therefore, if you've no money you cannot donate to mental health services Bees are dying out Good News - Not one bit deterred Adapting a new business model. Including new suppliers, new postmen and a new location Absolute mixed molly whoppery of a Clearance Sale of our current threads on Friday the 19th of May - if we make the 685 euro we...

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It April 28, 2017 | It is the loneliness I feel no matter how many people I surround myself with.  It is the attention I constantly seem to yearn for or need. It is the sadness I feel for what I feel like no reason. It is the emptiness yet the unmerciful amount of thoughts that rattle around my head all the time. It is not being able to categorize those thoughts. It is the putting myself down over and over as I don't feel worth. It.  It is the crazy energy I get at the end of a day....

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The Numbness Grainne Duffy April 5, 2017 Upon reading a previous blog of ours referencing The Black Dog, we received a private message on MySpace from Gráinne, a certified OG who is the backbone of some our photography shoots.   Anyway, she sent some of her photos she had made to portray the insentient beings we become when there's a Black Dog at the door, We think these photos will speak to many people that have been trapped/numbed. So here's Gráinne's statement, and photos of course:   The Numbness     Trapped with no escape and being bound. Falling into the rabbit hole having the darkness consume the light....

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Romanticising Mental Illness & The Black Dog Barking March 22, 2017 **Constructive Criticism with a nice little easter egg at the end     I've seen many trends come and go. Mullets, tramp stamps, DJ Rankin and Ugg boots. Still waiting on skinny jeans to disappear. Skinny jeans or my testicles, one of them will have to go.   At the risk of sounding old I've seen mental health progress through many stages or 'trends'.   Trendyness Stage 1: Marty Morrissey at a Tupac concert : When I was a young teenager I knew nothing of depression, but was depressed.   Trendyness Stage 2: Paying prostitutes...

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Snell - BPB Podcast - Mix February 9, 2017 Snell is our main Bear who's not only pretty good with helping around the BPB headquarters, he's a fucking out of this world DJ, as they say in China.. Everything he touches turns to gold, EVERYTHING. This golden mix features samples from celebrities to infomercials that convey the little voices in the back pf our heads, or just generally good Philosophies.    Put on a seatbelt and listen to this.  You can't take the mix two ways, it can speak to you, or you can dance to it.   ​   "So heres a...

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Bully January 2, 2017 I cant really remember the day I first found myself in a position where I felt like this big world would be better off without me but when it came, it took up a permanent place in my mind. When I was 17/18 it (depression) got to its worst and no matter where I was or what I was doing, it would just consume my every thought and even at the happiest times, even when I was having a laugh or looking like I couldn't possibly have a care in the world, I would be biting my lip to...

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Letter (Let Her) - Alexandra Sophie Day December 8, 2016       CW: Suicide, suicidal idealization, depression, dysphoria My name’s Alexandra Day and I’m a trans woman currently based in Wexford. I’m a 25-year-old media graduate who someday hopes to work in film and TV. I’d like to eventually work in either helping to create films or work in distribution but right now, I’m unemployed. I’m also going through my medical and social transition at the moment after finally coming out to my family three years ago. It’s an equally satisfying and frustrating experience with many highs but sometimes...

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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND HOW I COPE WITH THEM…….. November 22, 2016 | Rian Murphy The human brain is the most complex, intricate and unexplainable thing in the entire universe. We know less about our own inner control tower than we do about the winds and tides, solar systems and Kim Kardashian’s sexual history. There’s your first problem right there. How can we fight an issue we don’t know enough about? I don’t know, but I think we can use similar tactics humans have used for thousands of years to solve these challenges. Support and sharing of information. When we lived...

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