*Trigger warning: this blog post addresses – briefly & in no great detail – suicidal thoughts & includes the words ‘self-harm’. If you feel you may be affected by this in any way, please proceed with caution. It was around … Continue reading A Childhood Dream, A Breakdown, A Recovery.
Most every morning I’ll wake up with a big ol’ weight on my chest. “Good morning, anxiety, old chum” Except, we’re not chums. ‘Chums’ wouldn’t fill you with dread at 3am. They wouldn’t make you panic over every little thing … Continue reading Tips for Morning Anxiety
Panic attacks suck. There’s no two ways about it. I swear you actually forget how horrendous they are til you’re having one again; that was me last night, anyway. My first panic attack in ooh I dunno… six months? It started off … Continue reading Inside a Panic Attack
I think I’d be pretty spot on in saying that a lot of us have had it up to here *gestures vigorously to forehead* with Instagram. In fact, I’d go so far as to say it’s the most toxic social platform I personally … Continue reading Why I’m Taking a Break from Instagram – & You Should Too.
I guess I should start by saying that, having lived with anxiety and depression for well over ten years now, I never actually sought help until around three years ago – & even then, ‘help’ wasn’t a quick fix solution … Continue reading Workplace Anxiety: My Story
I don’t know about you, but I’ve always struggled being ‘okay’ with making time for myself – is that weird?! I dunno. I just feel weird about it – I’m one of these people pleasing folk who constantly utters the … Continue reading Making Time for Me | Collaboration with Adexe
Hello my loves, First up, I’m sorry I’ve been so quiet; on here, on social media, on replying to people. I’ve sucked. I love this blog and I love you guys, so it’s kinda eaten away at me a little … Continue reading It’s OK to Let it in
I’m not gonna lie, I hate tooting my own horn. In fact, it’s rare I do anything that I deem worthy of a toot; but just this past week I made leaps and bounds, and not to put too fine … Continue reading My Fitness Diary: I JOINED A GYM!
Anyone who follows me on Twitter will know that I am huge fan of author and mental health advocate Matt Haig. Just the other day he tweeted this: “Sometimes when people seem rude or distant or cold they might really … Continue reading It’s Not Me, It’s My Anxiety
Hola my loves! Did you forget about me? I really hope not – I’ve been AWOL for I don’t know how long and mourning the apparent loss of all blogging mojo. Do they bottle that stuff? Hit me up yo. I … Continue reading 5 Things I’m Doing to Manage My Mental Health Better