Mental Check!

The last two weeks have been a trip! I had my first real bad depersonalisation episode and it was so weird. The feeling of not really being in my body was worrying and it was really hard to make myself do anything, which leads me to my next mental wall at the moment. I have... Continue Reading →

Thirteen Reasons Why

TRIGGER WARNING! This is not a review! Basically, it's a discussion of thoughts and feelings I have about the recent adaptation. I’ve chosen to write about this on my Mental Health Monday post because: It affected me mentally. One of the main themes is mental illness. Representation matters. If you don’t know, 13 Reasons Why... Continue Reading →

Bullying

Bullying can occur anywhere: schools, workplaces, home. Anywhere there is someone different and an environment that perpetuates separation. Bullying is everywhere. I myself was bullied in my primary school years, I actually don’t remember a lot of the specifics but I know it happened because I do remember the meetings with teachers. I remember the... Continue Reading →

The Voice of Self-Loathing

I am a very self-critical person, I expect things from myself that I would never expect from others and when I am not this perfect version of myself I have in my head it can upset me and cause a lot of anxiety. That little voice in my head has made me feel like I... Continue Reading →

Things I do in spite of mental illness

I’ve talked about the things that I’ve done BECAUSE of my combined anxiety and depression but I wanted to also tell all you lovely readers about the things I do in SPITE of my silly little brain. 1.Survived GCSEs and College/BTEC. I came out of compulsory education quite successful even with the loss of family... Continue Reading →

Mental Health and Comedy

Mental Health and Comedy As I’ve said I love podcasts and one podcast I listen to is The Hilarious World of Depression. The host interviews comedians with mental illnesses, the fist thing he asks them is, “Is Depression Funny?”. Everyone's answer is a little different. But, the most interesting thing to me as a lover... Continue Reading →

My Mental Health Essentials

A list of things that I use to help/control my mental health; I take meds which I have found very helpful so for me it’s an essential. Technology, such as earphones and my phone have become very helpful. I use then earphones to keep my mind off things with awesome podcasts (You can see a... Continue Reading →

Triggers, Trigger Warnings and My Thoughts

Lately, I have been avoiding particularly depressing things because I've never done that before. I’ve never been one to avoid so-called “triggers” and today I’m going to talk about triggers. Triggers are used a lot now, along with trigger warnings. I have various conflicting opinions on trigger warnings. triggers can be anything that incites a... Continue Reading →

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