A Conversation With My Social Anxiety – Blogtober Day 18

A Conversation With My Social Anxiety – Blogtober Day 18

2:am, in bed. Steph: I'm so tired Anxiety: But there are so many mistakes that we haven't thought about yet. Steph: No, I'm going asleep. Anxiety: Hey, you know that presentation you've got to do in five weeks? Steph: ....yeah? Anxiety: You're going to be terrible at it. You'll definitely mess it up. Everyone else [...]

My Mental Health Story Reaction & Update – Blogtober Day 15

My Mental Health Story Reaction &  Update – Blogtober Day 15

Hi guys! It's been a few days since I shared my mental health story with you all. As I said, I've been blogging about mental health and wellness for quite a while now but I usually only focus on one particular issue at a time so I'd never shared everything before. Right now I am [...]

My Mental Health Story – Blogtober Days 9, 10 & 11

My Mental Health Story – Blogtober Days 9, 10 & 11

TW: Depression, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, self harm & overdose. I adhere to best practice when writing about mental health so there are no explicit details in the following post. I've been blogging about mental health for over a year now. During that time I've shared snippets of my own experiences but I've never shared [...]

Mental Health & Illness Charities/Support – Ireland & UK

Mental Health & Illness Charities/Support – Ireland & UK

Need help? Want more information? The following are Irish Mental Health or Illness charities/support services. Don't be afraid to contact someone or do some research - it's why they're there. IRELAND Mental Health Ireland - 'MHI’s aim is to promote positive mental health and wellbeing to all individuals and communities in Ireland.' A fantastic site for information, MHI [...]

I Own It

I Own It

* At the bottom of this post you will find a link to a list of Mental Health & Illness charities/support services should you need help or information. ​ 'Mental illness' is not a slur, an insult or a derogatory comment if you don't let it be those things. It is simply fact. A state [...]