“I believe you are blushing”…

…”Well yes probably and it’s most definitely taken a lot less than the naked form of Rose Dewitt Bukater” When you feel embarrassed your body releases adrenalin as it gets ready for the natural fight or flight response. The redness that appears on your cheeks is due to the veins under your skin dilating, allowing…… Continue reading “I believe you are blushing”…

How I handle my anxiety attacks.

    You don’t know exactly what the outcome will be. You just believe that your actions are going to be the cause of terrifying disaster. It’s a feeling of severe doom. A feeling that sends an icy chill down your spine and freezes your feet to the spot. The only emotion that you can…… Continue reading How I handle my anxiety attacks.

Upbeat Lincoln Mental Health Awareness #UpbeatAwareness

  I have not received monies or products for this post.  Upbeat Lincoln was formed many years ago by a group of volunteers. It is now run on a voluntary basis by wonderful people such as Ollie Applewhite and Robert Glenton and many others. Together they have created a safe haven for people with mental…… Continue reading Upbeat Lincoln Mental Health Awareness #UpbeatAwareness

I may have just cured my anxiety…

    Okay listen up everyone, I may have made some sort of awesome scientific breakthrough… I have severe anxiety problems. I’m paranoid, stupid things scare me or make me panic, such as zombies, the dark, conversations I had 12 years ago, conversations I had 2 minutes ago, giving off the wrong impression, giving the…… Continue reading I may have just cured my anxiety…

Sometimes I don’t want to smile, I just want to cry..and that’s totally okay.

    ‘Be brave’ ‘Take it like a woman’ ‘You’re strong, you can do this’ ‘Tough’  ‘Just think about how worse off you could be’ ‘At least you’ve got your health/roof over your head/food in the cupboards’ ‘Insert any another phrase regarding how to face the day bravely’   Well you know what? No, sometimes…… Continue reading Sometimes I don’t want to smile, I just want to cry..and that’s totally okay.

Just one day at a time.

I will promote the importance of understanding mental health issues until it is no longer a taboo subject. I will happily stand up in front of people and tell them how I once found it so difficult to leave the house that my Dad had to literally pick me up and carry me in to…… Continue reading Just one day at a time.

Mental illness and euthanasia – My thoughts

        If a dog is terminally ill we do the kindest thing and we have our dear friend put to sleep, the same goes for cats, guinea pigs, rats or even gerbils. We cannot bear to see them in pain and so we say our goodbyes and allow them to leave in…… Continue reading Mental illness and euthanasia – My thoughts