Luck isn't something I have a lot of. I wouldn't consider myself a lucky person, in fact I would consider myself quite an unlucky person. I would however say I've been lucky this October. In previous years Octobers have been a horrid time. I first told someone about my Mental health issues in October 10 … Continue reading Support, Not Suicide. I’m Very Lucky.
I see a lot in the mental health community about stigma attached to mental health. I see it first person as well. I'm not unfamiliar with someone thinking its OK to talk to me in a certain way, or talk about my ailments like they're a joke, or not taken seriously. One thing I would … Continue reading I Stigmatize Myself The Most.
I'm in a weird position, a position my mind has put me in many times. Now I like to chat. It helps me with my well-being and helps me control my mind, so when my mind decides it wants to tell itself that everything I'm saying is wrong, things become tricky. I mean wrong in … Continue reading Weird, Right?!
Sometimes my mind is more challenging than it usually is, and I've been in this situation for the last month, and do you know what..... I'm proud of myself. Here's why. I've been doing quite well in the last month. I'm now pretty sure that October hit me half way through September. I usually suffer … Continue reading Fighter!
There was a big family gathering yesterday and it was overwhelming to say the least. I started the day with weeks of pre-knowledge of the event. I was ready for anything. I was jeed up and wanted to take on the world. Well, perhaps not the world but I was ready to take on the … Continue reading Overwhelming anxiety.
Right now my mind is playing games with me. I hope you know what I mean. I'm having sporadic hallucinations which only last a few seconds but are there. I'm aware of them and I quickly pick up on what's going on, after all, nothing in the house was actually on fire, and the TV … Continue reading Hallucinations.
I wanted to start this by trying to tell you I don't communicate information very well, so I thought i'd just blurt it out like I've just done. My blog really helps me say stuff. It really helps me get a bit of something out into the world. I have a couple of people I … Continue reading Crummy Communication.
up, and then down again. Up, and then down again. This is me right now. I'm not sure whether to be grateful its not all down, or annoyed that my mood is going down. Half the time, just like my mood, i am good and satisfied that it's not all down, and half the time … Continue reading The smile on your face.
i havent done a general mental health blog in a few days and i thought id do one now. ive got a few things i want to talk about, one ive nicked from someone elses post (thank you burning phoenix for 'authenticity') and some of my own thoughts. Patience i want to start with patience … Continue reading Mental health on my mind.
so, i had a very short discussion with someone last night about mental health. this person told me they didnt know what to say when it came to mental health problems. as someone who suffers from mental health issues i see many many articles about how its important to talk about mental health, and this … Continue reading ‘I don’t know what to say…..’ the most common mental health response i get.