Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Before we begin to discuss how we can make mindfulness work for us and the ways in which it can benefit our mental health, it's important to understand what the word actually means. Here is a… Continue reading Mindfulness: How To Make It Work For You
Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me (Before playing the audio, you may want to turn it down as it's come out a little louder than expected - your ear drums will thank this warning.) Anxiety has got to be the most difficult thing I have… Continue reading Calming Down Your Anxiety
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die - Juliette Lewis Stress can hit any of us at any time, and it can be brutal. It can leave us feeling anxious and nervous and angry and so many emotions all at the same time. The problem with stress… Continue reading Dealing With Stress
I've learned to get really good at this - say one thing when I'm thinking about something else, act like I'm listening when I'm not, pretend to be calm and happy when I'm really freaking out. It's one of the skills you perfect as you get older - Lauren Oliver In this short… Continue reading When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)
Your mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity. - Banksy Paranoia has got to be the worst battle I face with my mental health. It's a constant fear that something is going to go wrong. The constant… Continue reading The Truth About Paranoia
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?
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