Not being able to trust my own thoughts is unsettling at best but when they are monumentally absurd then it can be terrifying. I have panic attacks on a regular basis and sometimes as a result of these panic attacks … Continue reading Are you sure?
“I can’t come to work today, I dropped my bowl of cereal”…This sentence sounds utterly ridiculous, and is not ordinarily a good enough reason to call in sick to work. Just clean up the cereal, get yourself another bowl. But … Continue reading ”I can’t human today, I dropped my bowl of cereal”
Home Education, or Home Schooling, as it’s more commonly known has never really been on my radar. I did once toy with the idea of it when my son was being bullied at Primary School, and if I’d known then … Continue reading Mental Well-being is more important than anything.
This has not been easy to write, not only because it’s traumatic for me but also because I have struggled with how to put this into words. There are people who will read this who are my friends and family … Continue reading Why do we find it so difficult to say the word ‘rape’?
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 … Continue reading My mental health
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 … Continue reading All of the anxiety!
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 … Continue reading Don’t fight the fear, follow it.
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 … Continue reading My anxiety and me
‘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 that each time you come out of the other side you have grown, changed and rebuilt a little bit more your soul. You have become stronger, in body, mind and spirit. These times will build you up into the most incredible person, equipped to deal … Continue reading If you’re going through hell…
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. My light bulb moment came to me very recently, regarding how my life is just how it should be for now. I have known this before but it’s very difficult to accept it sometimes. You get angry and frustrated at things very easily because of … Continue reading Coping, not cured.