There is no doubt that mental health has been on one hell of a ride this decade. For me, I started off this decade by attempting suicide, self-harming, I was severely depressed and I had a firm hand on my self-destruct button up until last year. I’m now here clear minded, traumas processed, I see … Continue reading What A Decade
To care for something or someone requires a lot of strength. It can be damaging, rewarding and draining for yourself. I now don't care for a lot, but what I do care for; I care for a hell of a lot. Back before I finished my counselling I cared about EVERYTHING and by everything, I … Continue reading Prioritise Your Cares
I have written about my relationship with the gym before (which you can read about here). I feel like I can now write a more up to date article about getting through my anxiety troubles at the gym. So basically, before I very first went to Australia I had been managing to keep up with … Continue reading Anxiety VS Gym
Anxiety...It's something we hear a lot more about these days. When I had depression and anxiety I always felt very alone. Like I was the only person in the whole world who would feel like I did about a situation, place, person etc. I've been depression free for over a year now but my anxiety … Continue reading Why Are We Anxious?
Social anxiety disorder/phobia is a horrible form of anxiety and often misunderstood. I know my SA can make me come across as shy, arrogant, nervous, withdrawn, stand offish or quiet when in reality my personality is nothing like that. So we all know that to be anxious is a normal human emotion but to have … Continue reading Social Anxiety Disorder
I've always had a huge fear of public transport. Public transport used to be a massive no from me. Catching a bus, train or taxi was a struggle for me to do with friends and I wouldn't dare do it by myself. I got called snobby, spoilt or weird by a lot of people when … Continue reading Agoraphobia
Being anxious is a normal and pretty healthy human emotion. It all goes back to when humans first started out. Back in the day we had to be alert for potential dangers such as predators and any other incoming dangers. If a predator was to approach us we would get a rush of adrenaline to … Continue reading Understand Your Anxiety