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 And 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
I keep hold of receipts, leaflets, flight tickets, train tickets and whatnot from holidays, days out or my college years. I hoard it all. It might be things that are meaningless to others but to me they hold a fond place in my heart. This is my sweet tin which is where I keep all … Continue reading My Box Of Memories
My past battles with my body image and body confidence have been no easy road. I've only just started to enjoy my body and feel confident in the past few months. My first memory of someone mentioning bulimia was when I was 13. There was over 10 of us out for meal and there was … Continue reading Lower Than Low – Body Image
I never wanted to go on antidepressants. When I was about 18 years old I had a few friends and family members suggest that I try them but I refused. I knew I was struggling but the thought of taking a tablet everyday just to try to make me happy didn't sit right with me. I … Continue reading Admitting Defeat – Antidepressants
I've suffered with panic attacks for as long as I can remember but it's only in the past couple of years I've actually realised that those random moments of fear and dread are in fact panic attacks. The first panic attack that I can remember was from maybe 4 or 5 years ago. I was … Continue reading Panic Attacks Are A B**ch