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Waves of Bondi beach, I'd rather have those in my life
mental health

Waves

I have written so much in the past 7 days but I can’t publish any of it. I just can’t edit, polish, clarify, make it make sense. Anxiety comes in waves for me and while it actually helps me when I visualise it as…

Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Not afraid
mental health who am I

What actually happened with my therapist

It’s been two weeks since I wrote “Getting dumped sucks“. After attempting to suffocate my feelings with probably an illegal quantity of bagels (note to self: doesn’t work) and popping Citalopram for a few days (note to self: does work but not as a…

Wednesday, 1 November 2017
What quitting Instagram taught me
mental health who am I

What quitting Instagram has taught me

I deleted my Instagram account almost 3 weeks ago (I also deactivated my Twitter account but the annoying thing with Twitter is that it doesn’t delete anything IF log back in within 30 days and after this fiasco I logged in to vent and…

Thursday, 26 October 2017
mental health

Getting dumped sucks

After gathering up all my courage and finding a therapist to talk to, 3 sessions later I was feeling optimistic. Talking is not my thing. I am not a talker. I’m an emotion eater. I’m a feeling swallower. I eat my feelings until they…

Friday, 20 October 2017
I quit social media
mental health

On quitting social media

I deleted my Twitter and my Instagram accounts. Poof. All my “hard worked for” followers gone. I definitely “miss” some people but I just couldn’t do it anymore. I spent too much time venting about random stuff on Twitter, editing photos, posting photos, advertising…

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
mental health

How Prince Harry made me go to therapy

Last year the BBC did a brilliant documentary series called Mind over Marathon where people with various mental health struggles are challenged to train for and run the London Marathon.  As someone who knows how much running helps with a brain that’s a bit…

Monday, 9 October 2017