As somebody with Bipolar, I have always suffered with Anxiety, it had always been at a manageable level where I could control the panic attacks and shield myself from the worst of it. But last year it escalated to the point where I found myself unable to leave my home, or to even pick up…… Continue reading Facing Social Anxiety with Graded Exposure
TW: Brief mention of self harm and suicidal ideations. I don’t know how I am finding the words to write this at the moment, mental illness is destructive at times, a curse and right now I am living through one of those moments. Bipolar Disorder brings it’s sparks of creativity, it becomes so much a…… Continue reading Blog Action Day – Raise Your Voice for Mental Health
Thoughts on the latest benefits reform…what does targeting the poor really do for the government.
Welcoming guest blogger from https://imillnotcrazy.wordpress.com/ talking about how a diagnosis can affect your state of mind, how you think of yourself and your mental illness.
How travelling and finding the sun can help improve your mental health.
How a bit of gardening and a few flowers brightened my mood and my garden.
How do I cope with Social Anxiety when I have to deal with an airport to go on holiday, I discuss this here.
Friendships, the types of friendships I have and how they can affect my mental health.
Suddenly, I could see the penny drop, and I suddenly realised why, even when I was OK, as in not depressed, I was never really OK. I’ve not been on the correct medications.