Anxiety…and all the crap that goes with it!

Every single one of us will experience anxiety in our lifetime. Some a lot more than others. It’s something that’s becoming a lot more recognised now, especially given the impacts of COVID. I’ve had anxiety for a number of years. It will normally start to affect me when I think about something I have to… Continue reading Anxiety…and all the crap that goes with it!

Recognising when things aren’t right -Depression

I’ve suffered from OCD, anxiety and bouts of depression for years. I knew I had OCD at an early stage. I had heard about the symptoms briefly and I went to my doctor. I’ve talked about OCD in my last couple of blogs so this time I will talk more on depression. Depression. It’s a… Continue reading Recognising when things aren’t right -Depression

Being positive (or trying to be!)

Being positive can give you hope. It can make you happy and it can make you achieve things you never thought you could. But it’s not always as easy as it sounds is it? Well that’s what I’ve found out anyway. For years I’ve gone through these waves of negativity. It’s so difficult to pull… Continue reading Being positive (or trying to be!)

“Just stop thinking about it and it will go away!”

That sentence above is one of the most frustrating things someone has ever said to me. There was no malice intended, but it’s just not something you say to someone who overthinks. Its like if I say to you, ‘Don’t think about a pink Elephant’, I bet your thinking of it now right?! Overthinking is… Continue reading “Just stop thinking about it and it will go away!”