I’m Not Rude, I Just Don’t Want To …

Have you ever just assumed that somebody is being rude? Perhaps they didn’t acknowledge your presence or respond to your greeting in the way you thought they might. We are all guilty of assuming that others are rude based on how they react to us, but we never stop to think about why that person is dismissive or abrupt.

Coping With Anxiety At Christmas.

Regardless of whether you have ongoing mental health difficulties or not, many struggle with anxiety at Christmas. Adults, especially parents, feel an immense pressure to make Christmas magical. As parents we want to buy our…

Fresh Air Really Is The Best Medicine.

The thing about mental health is, everyone has an opinion on it. Everyone has a medicine or a therapy to recommend, or they suggest a breathing or thinking technique that we just have to try.…

Anxiety, A Shadow In The Dark.

I was recently contacted by a media representative who asked me to describe what it’s like to live with anxiety. I pondered over my response for days before replying. Today I want to share it…

How To Cope With Intrusive Thoughts.

If you suffer with anxiety and/or depression like myself, you’ll know exactly what I mean by intrusive thoughts. Intrusive thoughts can be related to just about anything, and can occur at any time. I experience…