Social Anxiety And Creating Connections Struggles

Photo by Luis Dalvan on Pexels.com Creating connections alone can be challenging enough. In today's world finding people you are really comfortable with is without doubt difficult. However, if you add social anxiety into the mix things can seem impossible.  Isolating from the rest of the world As you will no doubt be aware, if … Continue reading Social Anxiety And Creating Connections Struggles

Mental Health Awareness Week: Editor’s Letter – May 2022

Photo by Vie Studio on Pexels.com Mental Health Awareness Week: Editor's Letter - May 2022 Hello everyone, it's mental health awareness week! I hope you have all been keeping well and safe! The most important week of the year for us, this is truly a time to reflect on a variety of things. Above all, … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Editor’s Letter – May 2022

Awareness Is Good. Action Is Better.

Photo by: Clark Tibbs/Unsplash #Mentalhealthawarenessweek 2021 has offered up a  plethora of wonderfully insightful, thoughtful, and harrowing  stories from people who have suffered from their mental  health, and those who are passionate about raising  awareness of various disorders and illnesses. But is it  enough?   I have spent this week reading so many stories from … Continue reading Awareness Is Good. Action Is Better.

Internalised Stigma

Photo by: Thought Catalog/Unsplash It is great to think that we live in a world that is, on the  whole, making a conscious effort to better educate itself as  a whole about mental health issues, and is making great  strides towards creating a stigma-free existence for those  who struggle with their mental health. But one … Continue reading Internalised Stigma

Mental Health Issues And I

Photo by: Dan Meyers/Unsplash I wrote this some time ago, but I think it’s important to share  during mental health week for others to see my journey.   To look at me everyone thinks I am okay. Some days I keep  busy, go to lots of events, and see family. Then there are the  dark … Continue reading Mental Health Issues And I