My mental health

Mental Health issues are something we will all deal with at some point in our lives, whether that be with ourselves, a co-worker, a family member or a friend. There will not be a magic cure, our mental health issues are something we need to nurture and care for on an ongoing basis.  Many people…… Continue reading My mental health

All of the anxiety!

Right, here goes.  I am going to be completely honest and open with you about my anxiety. 100% truthful about the things that go on in my head. And I warn you, it’s not pretty.  I don’t want to talk about anxiety in general as it manifests differently for everyone. Let’s talk about how MY…… Continue reading All of the anxiety!

Don’t fight the fear, follow it.

I am scared of something every single day. It could be anything. From the completely rational, ‘what if someone tries to break in’ to the totally irrational ‘what if I choke whilst eating this sandwich’. I know this is mainly my anxiety coming into play and it makes everything seem a thousand times worse than…… Continue reading Don’t fight the fear, follow it.

My anxiety and me

  I don’t think I believe in fate. We’re all the keepers of our own destiny surely, and we make our own futures don’t we? However, I do believe that there are pathways and opportunities just sitting in front of us constantly. Each day is a brand new chance, every time you go somewhere new…… Continue reading My anxiety and me

If you’re going through hell…

  ‘If you’re going through hell my dear, just keep going’.* Do not stop to dwell on your surroundings. Your current hell is not where you belong, a beautiful paradise is waiting for you. And although the perfection that awaits will ultimately fade and your hell will rear its ugly head once more, just remember…… Continue reading If you’re going through hell…

Coping, not cured.

      I have anxiety and PTSD. I have these things due to instances, events and traumas that have occurred during my life. They have caused parts of my brain to break and they might not ever knit back together properly. That’s okay though. I may never be ‘cured’ but I’m learning to cope.…… Continue reading Coping, not cured.

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