staying mentally cool

staying mentally cool

If you’re anything like me, then this heat is killing you. I’ve been feeling so mentally strong lately, and we get some freakish heatwave and suddenly I’m losing control again.   Mental health is so susceptible to environmental changes, such as...
staying mentally cool

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...
stuff my anxiety made me do – part 3

stuff my anxiety made me do – part 3

So you probably know by now that I suffer from dermatillomania – compulsive skin picking. But what you don’t know is that I spent a period of my childhood with a bald patch. Yep. Add trichotillomania to the list! Obviously I didn’t know it at the...
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...