I went to my weekly therapy session and I have only recently started to feel like I was getting somewhere, I used to dread going to my appointments, mainly because of where my head is at, I don’t trust people easily especially strangers so it has taken me a while to get to the stage… Continue reading Mental health and the NHS
I thought I would try and be productive today and turn a lazy Sunday into writing an assignment that I have been putting off for about a month now! But since having depression, I have found it so difficult to concentrate for more than 30 minutes! Even on things that I enjoy: movies, television, reading!… Continue reading Struggling with concentration today
The last couple of days have been difficult. My anxiety seems to be controlling me more than I’d like it to! My partner was staying and it is such a toxic environment when he is here. We argue lots and my panic attacks are a more regular occurrence. Which isn’t the way it should be,… Continue reading Struggling with anxiety and relationships
A little bit different than what I have been writing about, but I know that people who suffer from depression and anxiety need hobbies and things that they enjoy. My job involves caring for animals and I love learning about them and I believe we as humans need to do more to help these amazing… Continue reading Animal photography
When I first opened up to a colleague at work about my depression and anxiety, their response was: “Are you sure you’re depressed? You’re supposed to be sad all the time when you’re depressed” The response shocked me. I didn’t realise people actually thought that. Depression isn’t feeling sad all the time, it’s many other… Continue reading Good days and self help for depression
I normally find it difficult to focus on a movie, my mind often wonders. So when I do manage to sit through a whole movie and get lost in the fantasy of it, I know it must be a good one! Yesterday I watched Tom Ford’s: Nocturnal Animals. It is far from a feel good… Continue reading Movies, relative happiness and a question about beauty…
Today is the first day of 2017, the day I realised that I need to try and help myself. The day after it got all too much for my little head to deal with! This New Years Eve was different than all the others I can remember.