giving thanks

giving thanks

It’s that time of year again when the days are shorter, the temperature has dropped and the simultaneously exciting-but-stressful Christmas is approaching. It’s time to up the ante on my wellbeing. With Thanksgiving around the corner, I have decided to...
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...
giving thanks

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...
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...