*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.
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
In popular culture, family is like this holy unbreakable bond – we might be taught from a young age that family is the most important thing; and to some it really is. Family does matter. It is important. But what happens when it’s family … Continue reading Toxic Family & Mental Health
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
*Please be warned, this post addresses self-harm and signs of depression – if you’re at all triggered by or sensitive to these things, please don’t read this post* As some of you may know, today marks the first day of … Continue reading 7 Signs Someone You Know Might be Suffering with Depression
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
Being an introvert, I’ve naturally always enjoyed my own company; I’m productive, I can please myself and there’s no pressure to be someone for anybody else, y’know? I am my own comfort zone & I’ve been just dandy with that. The only thing with having made … Continue reading Mental Health: Coping with Loneliness
It’s no secret that we’re all a little bit addicted to social media – it’s our window into other people’s worlds, it’s great to see what our pals are up to, it’s perfect for showing off our work, achievements or … Continue reading Is Social Media Bad for Our Mental Health?
It’s a pretty long journey, the road to mental health recovery. Many of us struggle for years to even see the road, let alone be on the road. Not to mention the fact that recovering and getting yourself to a … Continue reading Mental Health: Hitting a Bump on the Road to Recovery
For those of you who don’t know, today is ‘Time to Talk’ Day – a day dedicated to making sure we’re talking about mental health. To begin a conversation about it, to help be there for others, to know we’re … Continue reading Time to Talk Day: Let’s Start the Conversation.