About Craig Marchant

Happily married, father of five who has Mental Illness. Likes to spread the good word about how people can improve their mental health holistically. Medications alone won't do the job; it needs to be an all-around effort.

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health: Navigating the Digital World

Introduction In today's world, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. With the proliferation of smartphones and other digital devices, people spend more and more time on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.  Even though these platforms give us a lot of [...]

By |2023-03-20T13:00:17+11:00March 20, 2023|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What is the Best Way to Support Family Members With Mental Health Problems?

What is the Best Way to Support Family Members With Mental Health Problems? With the world grappling with the outbreak of COVID-19 and all of the government lockdowns that the population has endured, there has never been a greater risk of a family member developing a mental illness. Mental illness [...]

Emotional Eating and Eating Disorders

Binge Eating Disorder or BED Recently I have had the opportunity to speak about the importance of mental health and my own story with two different groups. One of these groups was my Local Victorian Speakers Tribe members, and the other group was the Murrumbidgee Mens Group in Wagga Wagga, [...]

The Old Me vs. The New Me

The Old Me vs. The New Me Stuck In A Rut Recently I've been in a bit of a funk, a low point, if you will. It's nothing like I usually get to, as in it's not super bad, but it's had me scratching my head wondering what the hell [...]

How I Conquered My Fears By Challenging Myself

Hey everyone, it's Craig Marchant here, and I'm the author of "Conquer Your Inner Demons: The Ultimate Guide to Better Mental Health", and founder of "Destination Inspiration". And today, I want to talk to you about how I conquered my fears and started living my life on my terms. My [...]

Grief and Children – They Need Guidance

Grief and Children The death of a loved one can cause so many emotions and feelings. As adults, we try and take the positive, remembering the good times rather than the bad. The grief process can vary from individual to individual. At least, that’s how I chose to look at [...]

By |2021-01-19T09:59:40+11:00January 19, 2021|Categories: Grief|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mental Illness and Hospitalisation

Mental Illness and Hospitalisation So the dreaded 'H' word has just been lobbed at you like a live hand grenade and has you ducking for cover while you work out what happens next. Hospitalisation generally happens when one of two things occur: You said the magic words to your GP [...]

Social Anxiety and COVID-19 Restrictions

Social Anxiety and COVID-19 Restrictions Introduction Due to COVID-19, government-imposed restrictions around the world are quite common. Unfortunately, this has had a disastrous impact on our mental health. The mental health system is at maximum capacity, which means its harder than ever to get the timely assistance you may require. [...]

PTSD and Me – Transform Pain into Power

PTSD and Me - Transform Pain Into Power Introduction As you might know, I have suffered from Depression, Anxiety and Schizoaffective Disorder now for 25+ years and have accumulated a lot of experience and knowledge along the way. My main purpose in this life is to help others who are [...]


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