Communicate. That’s the biggest and best first thing you can ever do. Whether it be with a teacher, sibling, friend, parent or even a counselor. Being able to communicate is the first step to your life getting better. It doesn’t have to be even talking; it can be a letter or email or text…let people … Continue reading Communicate
Ever had a day when you just want to SCREAM!!!!!!!! Why is it that some days just skip along nicely. The universe aligns and everything kind of works out ok. And then there are other days. Where nothing, absolutely nothing goes to plan. One thing goes wrong and it’s like a whole domino effect that … Continue reading Today can piss right off.
For those out there, wondering, what a healthy coping method is, it’s an adaptive method of coping with positive results in the long run. There are many types of coping methods and if I could, I would give you a list of all of them, but I think it would be more beneficial if I … Continue reading Coping with Stress
Is a mental health condition a fair excuse of rude or bad behaviour? The other day while I was scrolling through the internet as many of us do for countless hours of the day, I came across a post online relating to mental health. I’m very passionate about being open and talkative about mental illness … Continue reading Anxiety makes an asshole out of you and me.
If I had to explain my experience with mental health in one sentence, it would probably have something to do with me cracking jokes while in the midst of a full-blown psychotic episode. BUT, Lucky for you, I get more then just one sentence. And instead, I’m going to do something a little different to … Continue reading I’m proud to say that I believe those words now.
Honestly shout out to all of us with anxiety and panic disorders, we don’t get enough recognition for our hard work. Pushing through our body’s instinct to fight/flee/freeze at the slightest worry is a whole new level of strength. We are battling almost everyday against a fast-acting animalistic response that humans have been experiencing since … Continue reading Anxiety and panic disorders
I'm really not doing great today so heres a little piece for me and you to all remember when we aren't doing so well. Take a moment to breathe. Notice- You are okay, you have survived and you have made it. You are going to make it. You are alive. You are breathing. Your heart … Continue reading Take A Moment…
With slightly no one to understand you, with everyone running on the paths of their own lives, there’s a little capacity for those that want to repair themselves. With the people around you, in touch with you, close to you, those that mean a lot to you - taking steps forwards and leaving you behind alone … Continue reading Being selfish is necessary..
‘You’re being admitted to a mental health unit’ were words I struggled to comprehend. How can I be so high functioning in my profession and simultaneously require admission? One minute I was at work and the next minute I found myself at A&E. I felt vulnerable as the ambulance took me to the unit and … Continue reading ‘You’re being admitted to a mental health unit’
For many people the holiday sales signal stress, anxiety and financial Struggle. Here are some tips for making sure you make it through sale season with your wallet intact, living free from impulse buys and your anxiety lows. Black Friday, Boxing Day sales and summer sales… they all seem to have an incredible ability to … Continue reading Surviving the Holiday Sales!