Kindness?

I was MIA during this year’s mental health awareness week. Originally I’d planned to get involved, but in the end, I stayed put. Exhausted after…

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Lockdown Stupor

For the last five days now I’ve been tired.. and not the sort of tired that can be easily fixed with a few coffees and…

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Cry bitch cry!

January 14th is the last time that I cried. I remember the date exactly because I had a needle in my neck at the time.…

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Coronavirus Anxiety

As someone who spends a great deal of time catastrophising, (e.g. imagining the worst possible outcome). It’s always a novelty when the irrational predictions bouncing…

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Look Good, Feel Better.

“Look good, feel better.” This is the revolutionary charity that seeks to improve women’s self-imagine whilst undergoing treatment for Cancer. The idea being that taking…

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How do you know if you have …

To date, this is the most frequent question that I’m asked. Simple, yet complicated to the point of anxiety. (Ironic). In the last three years,…

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Panic. Let me count the ways

I was asked by a journalist whether a panic attack is worse than a paper cut? In response to this question and to indicate the…

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Comedy & mental health

If I seem nervous… it’s because I AM! This statement sounded a lot softer in my head than it does spilling out of my mouth.…

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How Anxiety Can Fuel Addiction

**This is a sponsored post & contains sponsored material. The topic was suggested & commissioned by me, for my readers. The post is aimed at…

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How do I know if I have …

One of the most common questions that I’m asked is. “How do I know if I have an anxiety disorder?” To be honest, this is…

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Stuck in a mental rut?

I ignore my alarm and get out of bed an hour late. McDonald’s for breakfast, watching two episodes of BoJack Horseman. The glorious taste of…

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When motherhood steals your support network

**DISCLAIMER – I appreciate that this is a taboo subject. However, in no way is this post an attack on either children OR mothers!** I…

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Why office environments trigger my anxiety

Office environments and I don’t mix. It’s me, not the office, the poor office never asked to be built after all. Besides, if I’m honest,…

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Self Criticism – Anxiety Baggage

Would you talk to your best friend the way you talk to yourself? A therapist once asked me. Of course I f**king wouldn’t. I actually…

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Have I Done Something? Anxiety Fears.

I am the cause of all bad moods. Fact. If someone is snappy, avoidant or generally ‘off,’ it’s my fault. At least, that’s what my…

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Social Anxiety – The Physical Stuff

I was fourteen when it started… The blushing. The first physical symptom of social anxiety. I say first, but there were probably more. I just…

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Loneliness – A Dirty Secret?

“I feel lonely” – this is the phrase I utter to Rigby, my canine companion and tireless PA. I don’t think I’ve ever said it…

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