All too often, people consider anxiety to be a case of "getting a bit stressed", or "feeling nervous". It is written off with comments like "Oh yes, I always get anxious when I have a big test coming up," or "Well, everyone has anxieties." This word is thrown around a lot, which I personally feel … Continue reading THIS is anxiety…
So this week, I was totally flattered by the fantastic Darren over at The Arty Plantsman, who nominated me for the Unique Blogger Award! I highly recommend you all to take a look at his page! Darren is a nature lover, and produces mind-blowingly beautiful photos! He also writes excellent blogs focusing on Mental Health, … Continue reading Unique Blogger Award!
Do you ever wake up in the morning, and feel a little disappointed by what you see in the mirror? Perhaps you hate your oily skin? Maybe you wish your lips were plumper, or your eyelashes curled perfectly? Maybe today you feel insecure in your body. You may feel too slender, or be unhappy with … Continue reading You are beautiful!
It seems to be a rather common misconception that those who struggle with their mental health are "weak", or have less to offer than those fortunate enough to have healthy minds. Can I please just take a moment, on behalf of the one in four of us who suffer with a mental health condition, to … Continue reading I am Strong!
As many of us know, unrequited love can be one of the most heartbreaking, painful, soul-destroying things we can experience in our lives. It can leave us feeling worthless, broken, used and lacking all confidence we may once have had. Now, this may just be me and my rather anxious brain, but for me this … Continue reading It’s not me, it’s you!
When life gets tough, as it sometimes does, When everything changes, as it sometimes must. When your mind will not quieten, about how it once was. Let those tears pour down to form puddles. If your heart feels broken, or sore, or bruised. If your faith is fading from all of the terrible news. … Continue reading Puddles
Recently, someone reached out to me who walked out of my life many years ago. He reached out to me, and wanted to reconnect. To "catch up". Do the "friends" thing. I declined his request, although I must admit, I found it surprisingly difficult to do so. Anyone who reads my blog may have read … Continue reading Do our hearts ever really move on?