Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others - Jasmine Warga Waking up each day may seem an easy task, probably the easiest you will face in the day. But when you have depression mixed in with anxiety, it can quickly become the… Continue reading What Does It Really Feel Like To Have Depression And Anxiety?
If I had a pound for each time I heard phrases such as, "Transgender is a mental illness" I'd be quite the rich woman by now. It's needless to say that being transgender is not a mental illness - but transgender people are more likely to experience mental illness than the general population, and this is a scary fact that can be ignored no longer.
Mental health is not a destination but a process. It's about how you drive, not where you're going. Most people feel anxious at times. Anxiety is the worst feeling in the universe. One minute you’re on top of the world, chatting with your mates, having a good time. The next you’re struggling to breathe. An intense… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of Anxiety
There are many who don't wish to sleep for fear of nightmares. Sadly, there are many who don't wish to wake for the same fear. We've all had nightmares from time to time. Most of us wake up a little shaken but we brush them off and try our hardest to forget about them. But… Continue reading Living With Recurring Nightmares
Research has long suggested that using social media too much can be linked to anxiety and depression. A 2017 study even suggested that Instagram is the worst culprit in making people depressed, which is due to the large feed of perfectly edited and filtered photo's making it easier to draw comparisons to your own life.
Don't give up on me when I isolate myself - Jen Jolly It was recently reported that a World Health Organisation report found that depression is now the leading cause of disability worldwide, with 322 million people suffering from the sometimes debilitating mental illness right now, up by 18% since 2005. It's clear that instances… Continue reading Can Employers Do More To Help Curb Depression?
You can't tell just by looking at someone what they are dealing with - Danielle Rupp Dealing with self-harm is a battle and a half. The thoughts are all-consuming, making it a highly draining and stressful experience to be going through. It feels like there's no escape from it. It feels like it's the only… Continue reading Dealing With Self-Harm Tendencies