Feeling Mentally Fragile

Feeling Mentally Fragile? Try These 6 Coping Techniques

Back in July, my mind sort of, broke. I went through a period of seriously intense health anxiety. Which ended up with my nurse making an urgent doctors appointment for me for the very same day. It was that bad. I got referred back to therapy. I was put on medication. It was a THING. …

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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 …

Nothing to smear! Tips for tackling your first smear fear

At the time of writing this post, it has been revealed that cervical screenings (smear tests) are at an all-time low. It’s a statistic I don’t even want to think about. I turned 25 last September and as predicted, was invited for my first smear test – which I had done 4 days before my …