those tiny huge things

those tiny huge things

Whenever I’m not feeling great, I turn into a bit of a hoarder. I don’t like to move too far, so things start to migrate into a nest in every room. I don’t like to get rid of anything either because I don’t feel like I’m in the right...
to the people i need to re-meet

to the people i need to re-meet

Do you remember me? We’ve met! Maybe briefly over a shared acquaintance or friends of friends. Maybe we were at a family get together when we had a brief chat? Whenever it was, know this… When we met, I wasn’t me. You saw me, you spoke to me, you saw...
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...
CBT  – round one

CBT – round one

The story so far: I’ve been diagnosed with Anxiety, and been given medication, to which I reacted badly and decided not to take anything at the moment, and to try out these talking therapies. If you’ve been following the story, you will know that when I...
those tiny huge things

please

This is a post about advice I would give to people who have loved ones with anxiety, or other mental illnesses. Please be sensitive. I’ve been thinking a lot about the hardest part of being diagnosed, telling people and living with my anxiety. For me, it was...