Negativity comes in all manner of forms. Whether it’s the seemingly endless torrent of hate and bile that’s spewed onto various web platforms every day, the glossy celeb-obsessed magazines that take it upon themselves to openly criticize those who just happen to find themselves in the public eye or simply […]
Your mental health in the pandemic We’re living in strange times right now. Unless you come under the category of being a key or essential worker, chances are that you’re now stuck at home all day and every day for the foreseeable future. Your education and your social life have […]
There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has brought about additional worries, many of which have no real answers.
When experiencing anxiety, the chest feels tight, shortening breath. Neck muscles tense, strain and lock, the throat feels closed and swallowing becomes a noticeable action. Some people also experience dizziness, fatigue, a burning sensation of the skin. Less energy results in less activity which in some, results in poorer circulation, […]
More and more people are talking about mental health which is fantastic, not too long ago we were told to ‘stiffen that upper lip’ or worse yet, ‘man up’. These are two sayings that I despise, thankfully though people are opening up more and talking about their feelings and what […]
Starting a new job and career can be on the most nerve racking experiences one can have in their life no matter how many jobs or career changes you have. For some and even many you may experience what is called as Imposter Syndrome. Don’t worry it’s perfectly curable and […]
I want you to answer a question for me, and please give it your honest answer, not for my benefit but for yours. Ok? Here we go. When it comes to picking your career, the profession that will carry you through your life until retirement, have you thought about what […]
In June 2016, I reluctantly made the decision to start taking medication for my OCD. I’ve openly discussed it with my mental health related posts, but I haven’t actually talked about the reasons why I left it for so long. For today’s post, I’m going to talk a little more […]
Anorexia Nervosa is possibly one of the hardest eating disorders to not only live with but also to understand. On the surface, it appears as a diet gone too far. The truth is it’s far more sinister than a run-of-the-mill restrictive diet.
Disclaimer Whilst I am studying psychology and counselling, this does not make me a qualified psychologist or counsellor. If you are experiencing symptoms that you think may be related to PTSD then please contact your GP at your earliest convenience. The thoughts and comments contained within this post are my […]