Category: Mental Health

How My Parenting is Affected by Anxiety

You know about my anxiety already. I’ve talked about how my mental health affects my relationships and how I’ve let my friends down because of it. But one subject I’ve avoided talking about, is this. How my parenting is affected by anxiety This is something I really struggle with, because I don’t …

Infertility and Mental Health – Let’s Talk About It

Infertility sucks, doesn’t it? I don’t really think that covers it, but there aren’t enough words for how awful infertility is. Anyone who’s been through it (or is currently going through it) will agree with me, I’m sure. It’s like your whole world is turned upside down and something that …

When Your Mental Health Affects Your Relationships

I’ve talked about my mental health (and mental health in general) a lot, so you’ll know by now that I live with depression and anxiety. I’m actually feeling quite well at the moment, but I have good days and bad days. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that I’m not the only …

10 Things Guaranteed to Make an Anxious Person Freak Out

I’m not suggesting that you want to make an anxious person freak out. In fact, you should probably try to avoid doing that, if you can. This is not a “how to” guide. Trust me, anxious people will freak out all on their own. They don’t need any help with …

It’s OK to Say No

It’s OK to Say No Hands up who needs to be reminded of this? Believe me, you can’t see it, but my hand is definitely up! All the way up. I’m waving. And there’s a neon sign flashing above my head. I am one of those people who doesn’t like …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With Depression

I’ve previously written about things you should never say to a twin mum, and today I want to talk about Things you should never say to someone with depression.   Sometimes, people say things without thinking, with the best of intentions, without realising how they’re making someone feel. If you’re …