Towards the end of last year I gave myself some reminders to try and keep me mentally healthy. One of them being to make sure I write everything out of my mind. So this is what I’m doing. I’ve had a lot on my mind recently. My second trip back to Australia has worked out … Continue reading Write It All Out
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
The UK will always be my home and I’ll always have a home to go to in the UK. It’s where I am from, where I grew up, it is home to my loved ones and fond memories but I know I could never be completely at home there anymore. I often get asked whether … Continue reading Goodbyes Get Harder
The what ifs that circle around our head can cause us so much pain. The what if I had done that? Or what if I had said this? They are endless and they can ruin our mental state. After my dads death I was filled with what ifs which led to me feeling a huge … Continue reading What If?
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 I know my SA can make me come across as shy, arrogant, nervous, withdrawn, stand offish or quiet when in reality my personality is nothing like that.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 finished my counselling 1 year ago and I have remained depression free ever since which is great obviously but it has been weird for me sometimes. I had depression for many years and it was hard to admit that. My personality is normally quite smiley and bubbly so admitting that I was actually depressed … Continue reading Life After Depression
My body confidence has never really been great for numerous reasons but I'm gonna start from the beginning. Growing up I was a very slim girl and it became something I was known for. I went to primary school with this girl called J and she was also very slim but she had a illness … Continue reading The Start Of My Insecurities