6 Months On Citalopram: Why Anxiety Medication Was The Best Decision For Me

Last year, in July, I hit a really low patch with my anxiety. My anxiety which, I thought, was getting better. In a way it was – at least I wasn’t scared to do EVERYTHING anymore. But deep down, I knew I was stuck. I had reached a wall that I just WASN’T getting past. …

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Health Anxiety

Health Anxiety: How Does It Affect Me & How Can We Manage It?

Hypochondria. It’s a word with not many positive connotations. It’s a word we use to describe kids who frequently bust out the crocodile tears or over-dramatic people who are looking for attention for the most minor of inconveniences. But for a lot of folks – including me – hypochondria, also known as health anxiety, can …

Calming Your Nerves

Calming Your Nerves: My Number 1 Strategy for Managing Anxiety

Before I was ever diagnosed with anxiety, I’ve always been a bit of a worrier. I remember when I was around 9 years old, my best friend at the time asked me to spend the day with her at her grandmothers charity shop. I said yes. But I desperately didn’t want to go. So I …

Ways to Manage Anxiety During Social Situations: A blanket with a black high heel shoe on top and 2 gold hoop earrings

5 Simple Ways to Manage Anxiety During Social Events (& Discount Code!)

AD | I’m very open about my mental health and the struggles I’ve had with anxiety over the last seven years. It’s been one heck of a journey for me and a journey that I don’t think will ever really end. It’s a constant learning process and I’m okay with that. Anxiety hit me really …

What Yoga With Adriene Means To Me

The amount I talk about Yoga With Adriene on this blog, you’d think I was paid to do so. Well, unfortunately not. I can’t say I’m sponsored by Yoga With Adriene just yet (but like literally, that would be the dream) but I can talk about her over and over again and yes, you might …

My ‘Anti-Anxiety’ Bucket List *

#AD It’s absolutely no secret by now that I’ve suffered with Generalised Anxiety Disorder for a good 6 or so years. I’ve spoke about it on my blog multiple times (I have a whole Mental Health section here, with plenty of personal anxiety related posts as well as tips and tricks for anyone else that …

What I learnt from going to a Yoga retreat

You may have seen my post all the way back in July about what I hoped to gain from going on a Yoga retreat. It doesn’t feel like two minutes ago that I sat there and wrote that post and as time always does, it absolutely flew by and before I knew it, my Yoga …

Regaining responsibility after anxiety

Anxiety disorder can take a lot away from us; our ability to socialize and enjoy ourselves, to go to work, our confidence, our self-esteem, our physical health as well as our mental health, our responsibilities and our independence. I should know, my anxiety disorder and diagnoses robbed me of more or less all of those …

Dealing with anxiety and mobility on holiday *

If you’re a regular reader of this blog or you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I suffer with anxiety. It’s quite obvious really, I’ve spoken about it enough and I’m always as open and honest as I can possibly be with my mental health because I know that so many other people suffer …

Behind the blogging mask

We’re all aware of the fact that social media doesn’t always necessarily give us an accurate portrayal into someone’s life. We’ve all been that person to swoon and lust after someone else’s Instagram only to be reminded by some wise Pinterest quote that we’re only seeing their highlight reel – not their every day. It …