Lockdown Life: Manic Phase

This past week has been chaotic for me, I couldn’t sleep at night and if I did it wasn’t until 3am or later and, even though I did get to sleep earlier last night, I was awake at 5 this morning. The tiredness didn’t really affect me though, physically I was fatigued but mentally IContinue reading “Lockdown Life: Manic Phase”

Lockdown Life: Everything has gone to sh*t so here are some memes

Conflict. Discrimination. Violence. Murder. Abuse. Prejudice. And a virus that threatens all of humanity. All in all 2020 has been crap and will probably continue to be until its over. I hope that all of this coming to a head means that society is being cleansed and we can move forward with better changes inContinue reading “Lockdown Life: Everything has gone to sh*t so here are some memes”

Time To Change Story Camp: Why I believe talking about mental health is important

Trigger Warning: This post discusses sensitive subject matter There are many reasons I can think of to talk about mental health but I guess I’ll start from the beginning. I started writing this blog back in 2016 but hadn’t even considered using it as a platform to talk about mental health at first. You see,Continue reading “Time To Change Story Camp: Why I believe talking about mental health is important”

I’VE BEEN FEATURED IN A PODCAST!!!

In all my years of blogging and being involved in the mental health community I never dreamed that someone would be interested in interviewing me for their podcast but Aline reached out to me and asked if I would like to be a guest on her podcast Beyond The Borderline. On her podcast Aline talksContinue reading “I’VE BEEN FEATURED IN A PODCAST!!!”

Lockdown Life: Hermit Mode

After weeks of not feeling able to relax and after sorting out some issues I was worried about a couple days ago, I feel safer to relax. I’ve sort of noticed a pattern with myself where I would be all hands on deck with my life and sorting everything out until reality eventually gets tooContinue reading “Lockdown Life: Hermit Mode”

Lockdown Life: The Right Thing Can Be The Hardest Thing

You may remember I mentioned that I volunteer as a telephone befriender every week to help with the current crisis. I find talking on the phone and strangers anxiety inducing but I was hoping with enough practice I’d feel more confident. Now, in my job there are professional boundaries rules where I can’t visit theContinue reading “Lockdown Life: The Right Thing Can Be The Hardest Thing”

Lockdown Life: Self Harm Recovery in Quarantine

TRIGGER WARNING: This post discusses Self Harm Over the past week or so I’ve been struggling with the urge to self harm. As my anxiety and distress ramp up the longer this lockdown goes on the more I want to release my stress through self injury. I started self harming when I was 14 asContinue reading “Lockdown Life: Self Harm Recovery in Quarantine”

Lockdown Life: Sleepy 😴

There’s not really much to say about today but I wanted to give an update in case any of you were worried about me considering in my last two posts I was very low. My period finally started yesterday, so that would explain why I was so low and nothing seemed to be able toContinue reading “Lockdown Life: Sleepy 😴”

Lockdown Life: A Lot Of Crying

TRIGGER WARNING: This post mentions thoughts of self harm and suicidality Today has not been a good day. My anxiety has been through the roof and I found myself in tears multiple times. First when I went out walking, my knees and shins hurt from running yesterday (I think my feet hit the ground tooContinue reading “Lockdown Life: A Lot Of Crying”

Lockdown Life: Looking Back

I wasn’t going to write a blog post today but as I sat in my room contemplating how I got into this exact point in time, I got the inspiration. You know when you look back on your life reminiscing or regretting that’s what I’ve been doing. I don’t know why but for some reasonContinue reading “Lockdown Life: Looking Back”

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