This time last year I had finally completed my CBT and counselling. It was a great day, hugely proud of myself and the following 12 months have been one hell of a journey. For a few months after I had finished my therapy I was still having some issues with anixety. My depression and PTSD … Continue reading This Time Last Year
On the last 3 or 4 phones I have owned I had a 'sleeping songs' playlist. I first created the playlist when I got my very first iPhone back when I was around 17 years old. The playlist was created mainly because I was severely depressed. It was filled with emotional, slow songs that could … Continue reading Sleeping Songs – Depression Playlist
We all love some self care. Whether it's a bubble bath, chocolate cake or a night in on the weekend. It feels nice to have time to ourselves. But it doesn't always get to the root of why you feel like you need some self care in the first place. I've always been one to … Continue reading Self Care – 4 Stages Of Why
My relationship with alcohol has been a bit of a whirlwind. I’ve had many good times whilst drinking or being absolutely off my tits, but I’ve also had plenty of bad times whilst drinking or being absolutely off my tits. I remember my first taste of alcohol. I was 13 and one of my school … Continue reading My Relationship With Alcohol
It's getting closer and closer to the end of 2018 and what a year it has been. It's the first year in a while where there has been more ups than downs but it has been a roller coaster adventure. I've had a tough couple of months with my anxiety. It's been a real shitter … Continue reading Farewell 2018!
Anxiety can impact each one of us differently and it can really fuck with our heads. I've had anxiety for many years but only really realised I had it in the past couple of years. I didn't realise how much my anxiety impacted my life till I started my online counselling last year. The counselling … Continue reading Anxiety In Australia
I've been in Australia now for just over 2 weeks and even in that short period of time I've learnt some interesting and slightly eye opening things about myself. Value. When you suffer from a mental illness it can be hard to realise your self worth. My depression led me to believe that I am … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt Since Moving To Australia