I always try to tell myself that you have to go through hell to appreciate the good stuff in life, I always try those over used mantras that we get taught in therapy. You know the ones that people make into inspirational posters, very tumblr-esque type things? I’ve used then on here as space fillers, […]Read More What Anxiety “isn’t” – a small rant.
“Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience” For years, my reaction to my anxiety and emotions, especially when my […]Read More Exposure technique : Mindfulness
Do you know what it feels like to move through water? To be walking, waist deep, through a seemingly endless stretch of blue with the shore barely in sight…. It feels as if everything is in slow motion. Taking longer than it should, the things that once weighed lightly on you are now sodden and […]Read More My Paper Town : Walking through Water
Sometimes everything just gets a bit too much, and all the things you’re so determined that you want to do suddenly go out of the window before you can even grasp what’s happening. I feel lately that’s what’s happened to my ability and confidence to do a lot of things and it’s horrible. It’s an […]Read More A Helping Hand – five little ways to help a struggling loved one.
There’s been so many things this month, items and cute little things. However the best thing I’ve found this month is a gain in confidence, in my ability to handle myself and my anxiety. Don’t get me wrong, I have more off days then good days but I did something big, and I’m classing this […]Read More My Paper Town : July Favourites
Having an anxiety disorder is more complicated than just worrying a lot It’s more like being followed around by this omnipresent cloud of dread and fear determined to rain on every tiny aspect of your life. Plus other symptoms and most people woth anxiety suffer from other mental illnesses also. Speaking of, anxiety comes with […]Read More Some things people with anxiety want you to know….
June has been so busy that I have forgotten to post my favourite finds!! Well at least is not too late, June has been filled with a lot of mini adventures and some amazing personal wins for me when it comes to my mental health. Some of these finds are things I’ve picked up and […]Read More My Paper Town – June Favourites