Don't tell me it could be worse - We know it could be worse, but saying this makes us feel selfish for having a chronic illness. I'm Not Lazy - Depression can be so severe that you physically have no motivation whatsoever to function normally or do daily tasks such as even getting out of... Continue Reading →
I've been battling with severe health problems for about 5 years now. Yet it was only two years ago that I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition which causes widespread pain across the body among other health issues. It was also discovered that the top of my spine is compressing my spinal cord,... Continue Reading →
Today will be a new day. Today I will not overthink conversations or spend too long on my phone to avoid my thoughts. Today I will be fine. I say this to myself most mornings, staring at the mirror trying to keep my breathing calm and collected. Yet as I glance down I already feel... Continue Reading →
Anxiety is a fickle thing, and mine comes out in different ways. Sometime's it's me snapping back at people and being irritable. Sometimes it's me crying on the floor and not being able to breathe.
It's 2017 and yet there is still the stigma with Mental Health. You see a violent act on the news and people will instantly say yeah that person must have a mental illness, that they must be psycho or have serious problems. First of all stop. Realise that Mental Health is a serious issue that... Continue Reading →