Living in Survival Mode

I have done a lot of thinking over the last 19 hours or so, and I have come to realise a few things. I may be totally wrong and over-analysing myself, which isn’t necessarily a good thing. When it comes down to the amount of worrying that I do, which I do a hell ofContinue reading “Living in Survival Mode”

I Am Stronger Than My Struggles

I made the decision to delete my last post. A combination of lack of sleep and high Anxiety did not make for enjoyable reading, and let’s face it, my posts have started to sound very similar. Yes, I am really struggling with my Anxiety, my mood has taken a nose dive into the depths. But,Continue reading “I Am Stronger Than My Struggles”

Behind the Scenes

The side of Mental Illness people don’t see Anxiety is so much more than just feeling Anxious, Depression is more than just experiencing a low mood. Most people only see what they want to see, they don’t see the harsh ugly truth of what it’s like to have a Mental Illness and they rarely ask.Continue reading “Behind the Scenes”


In a book I have been reading about parenting, it states the importance for children to hear their parents give themselves praise for overcoming a problem or for an achievement. Apparently, if they hear other peoples positive talk towards themselves, it helps them develop their own positive self-talk and creates an awareness of their ownContinue reading “Self-Talk”

No One to Call

Tonight seems to be one of those nights; I struggled to fall to sleep and then I suddenly get woken up by a Panic Attack. They are becoming more and more frequent, some days I have more than one or a succession of panic attacks, I just wish I knew why. The ones I getContinue reading “No One to Call”

The More You Do It The Easier It Gets?!?!

Really cheesy title I know, but I am at a loss on what to name this Anxiety blog post. Over the years I have had the above phrase said to me over and over again, and yes in some instances and scenarios it does work, but not in all. In fact, hearing it repeated againContinue reading “The More You Do It The Easier It Gets?!?!”

Doing things differently

Im rocking the Zombie look this morning; I couldn’t get to sleep last night, it was far to hot. Plus I couldn’t switch off. Despite the tiredness, I’m feeling more positive this morning. I have my friend to thank for that, after writing yesterdays blog, I needed to talk. I think we all have thatContinue reading “Doing things differently”

Challenging My Thoughts

It has been Several days since I last wrote a Blog Post; I can not believe that it is Friday tomorrow, this week has flown. My daughter is loving being back at school, I think it is safe to say that it was a good decision to allow her to go back and all theContinue reading “Challenging My Thoughts”

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