Category: Anxiety

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 …

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 …

5 Things Living With Anxiety Has Taught Me

Anxiety sucks. I’m pretty sure we all agree on that. And I’m not trying to pretend that it isn’t awful. But I have learned a thing or two along the way. I am stronger than I think Anyone living with anxiety is stronger than they think. Anxiety makes me feel …

Men’s Mental Health – We Need To Talk

I’ve avoided talking about men’s mental health so far, because it’s obviously not where my personal experience lies. But it’s something we need to talk about. According to Mental Health Foundation, women are more likely than men to have a common mental health problem and are almost twice as likely …