A Cute Crisis Kit

When I was suffering from severe anxiety, my anxiety would peak whenever I had to leave the house and this would leave me so distressed that I wouldn't be able to function. However, at the same time I would insist on having everything I could possibly need in the case of having an anxiety attack.… Continue reading A Cute Crisis Kit

Turning 20: Onwards and Upwards

Today is my birthday and I am over the moon to say that. Some may think I am being egoistical, but turning 20 is extremely important to me. On my last birthday, I remember feeling overwhelming depressed, but at that time in my life I kept those feelings to myself. A year later, I am… Continue reading Turning 20: Onwards and Upwards

Farewell Summer: My Recovery Continues

This has been the most transformative, progressive and positive three months of my life! Having such a great amount of time off for summer has been invaluable for my recovery and I don't want it to end! Tomorrow, I begin my third year at University which is terrifying. Whilst I cannot wait to see my… Continue reading Farewell Summer: My Recovery Continues

Benefits of a Strong Support Network

The way I handle bad days this year compared to last year is like night and day. I no longer keep it to myself as I know I have people I can talk to, who always makes me feel better.¬†Furthermore, acknowledging how you are feeling instead of trying to bury the negativity deep down, makes… Continue reading Benefits of a Strong Support Network

Helping Friends with Depression

Although many people may choose to keep their depression and anxiety to themselves, as they may be ashamed or not wanting to be judged, I really recommend sharing your worries with your friends. I have found talking about my problems so beneficial and I also could not get by without the support I receive from… Continue reading Helping Friends with Depression