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
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
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?
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?