How to support someone suffering anxiety and depression

I think it's important to switch perspectives sometimes, as I write from the perspective of a mental health sufferer. I've written a lot about how to cope with your own anxieties, but how can you help with someone else's? These are a few tips I've put together to help you help someone with a mental … Continue reading How to support someone suffering anxiety and depression

The clutches of the mind (or maybe just mine)

To put it bluntly, being a socially awkward, over-thinking mental health sufferer is a pain in the arse. 1. because mental health disorders suck, and 2. because you can go for days, weeks, even months thinking "I'm fine!" before it comes back and slaps you across the face... and this is exactly what is happening … Continue reading The clutches of the mind (or maybe just mine)

Can we talk about social media?

With social media having the biggest influences on society today, we find ourselves prisoners in our own desires to seek what others appear to have so effortlessly. An endless feed of attractive, skinny, popular, wealthy and happy people. We obsess over our perceptions of these peoples 'ideal life' without realising it's all load off bullshit. … Continue reading Can we talk about social media?

How to avoid anxiety (most of the time) at work

Considering we spend so much of our lives working, I don't think you can be too picky. Take it from someone who has had 12 different jobs at the age of 21... that's also including a long period unemployed during the lowest points of my mental health. Although it wasn't ideal for the bank, by … Continue reading How to avoid anxiety (most of the time) at work