labels i cannot shake

labels i cannot shake

I’ve done a hell of a lot of soul searching in the months since hope the black dog opened. I’ve done CBT and borrowed countless of self-help books from the library. Ultimately, I’ve worked out that my anxiety stems from a deep-seated utter lack of...
my first appointment

my first appointment

In brief, then, the story so far is that I worked out from google that I had dermatillomania (skin picking) and anxiety and was already booked in an appointment with the docs to talk about my skin but now I am about to talk about my anxiety. I had seen this doctor...
dermatillomania

dermatillomania

So in addition to reflecting back on my most memorable memories, I wanted to also discuss some of the issues surrounding my own mental health; from a video about dermatillomania, to diagnosis, to present day. The doctors appointment in which I discussed my anxiety for...
stuff my anxiety made me do – part 1

stuff my anxiety made me do – part 1

  When I first realised that I had GAD (generalised anxiety disorder), I hopped straight onto Google. Obviously. The symptoms were like reading my own list of GP visits so I was pretty convinced. Here’s the list from NHS Choices: restlessness a sense of...