Put on your big girl panties

Getting through every day with a mental health disorder is tough. Some days, you need to put on your big girl panties and just do it. Throughout the years I have learnt various techniques for coping with anxiety and panic attacks, some of which work for me and some not so much. Everyone is different.Continue reading “Put on your big girl panties”

Sticks and Stones

Question: What words come to mind when you think of someone suffering with mental health problems? “Nutter, crazy, insane, psycho, fruit loop, suicidal, dramatic, touched, unhinged, lazy, weird, odd, sad, aggressive, weak…” I will never forget that. Picture me sat in this class, having already battled with anxiety and depression for 7 years and still developingContinue reading “Sticks and Stones”

Anxiety + Depression + Me = Still me!

In just 2 days, my blogs have been read over 1,100  times.. and counting! The numbers go up every time I look.  I never expected this to even reach the hundreds, let alone the thousands! To me, this just proves that people do want to know about mental health… people want to learn about it,Continue reading “Anxiety + Depression + Me = Still me!”