Questions For…Somebody Living with Panic

If you're new here, throughout November I'm talking to people who have their own experiences of mental and physical health problems. My last post was with Jade talking her experience of anxiety and depression. I ask the questions and my contributors give me their answers which will be unedited. Today is Lisa's experience of panic, anxiety… Continue reading Questions For…Somebody Living with Panic

Questions for…somebody living with anxiety and depression

This month I'm looking to change things up a bit. I've talked a lot on this blog about my own experiences of mental health difficulties in the hope of inspiring others to do the same, to show there's nothing to be ashamed of. I know how I feel but what about others? Throughout this month… Continue reading Questions for…somebody living with anxiety and depression

Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 22 – Peace

Today's word prompt is ‘peace.’ How do we find inner peace? I used to believe I'd only feel this when everything in life had slotted into place, but I'm realising that through 99% of life there's always something we would change. It's rare we're ever completely happy with our lot. I found that the secret… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 22 – Peace

Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 15 – Night

Today's word prompt is ‘night.’ In my life night time has provided me with two very contrasting experiences. Party. Drink flowing, music blaring, friends aplenty, stupid dancing, heel wearing, dress flaunting, memory making, new beginnings, headache inducing, lipstick smudging, belly laughing, all the eating and most of all, possibilities. Anticipation of what will come and… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Challenge Day 15 – Night

Blog Every Day in June Day 11 – Lost #BledJ

Today's word prompt is ‘lost.’ I imagine there's a period in everyone's life when they feel lost, but it may hold different meaning for different people. It's a phrase I have both used and heard used many times; "I feel lost, I've lost my way, I've lost myself, my motivation, my sense of purpose." What… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Day 11 – Lost #BledJ

Blog Every Day in June Day 9 – Surprise #BledJ

Today's word prompt is ‘surprise.’ When we're stressed, low or anxious it can sometimes feel like there's no getting out of it in that moment. Feeling like there's little control over what your experiencing can make this worse, so here's 5 surprisingly easy things you can do right now that can make you feel a… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Day 9 – Surprise #BledJ

Blog Every Day in June Day 2 – Sum #BledJ

Today's word prompt is ‘sum.’ If I were to ask you who you are, what makes you, you what would your answer be? There are endless possibilities of labels we can apply to ourselves; a parent, an employee, a homeowner, a friend, my race, my sexuality, a car enthusiast, a cheese hater, an animal lover?… Continue reading Blog Every Day in June Day 2 – Sum #BledJ

Procrastination, motivation and mood

Over the last two weeks I've found myself wanting to write.  I've been willing myself to get the laptop out to attempt to construct a new post but I didn't have it in me to put fingers to keyboard. I started this blog because I wanted to and I told myself that if it ever became… Continue reading Procrastination, motivation and mood