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Stress and Mental Health – Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

I am in general an anxious mess. Stress does bad things to me, in terms of my mental and physical health, but today I’ll talk about the impact on my mental health. I am so easily stressed out, it’s ridiculous. In times of high stress, I forget to breathe like a normal person and suddenly… Continue reading Stress and Mental Health – Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week is here again, this time with the theme of stress: are we coping? Stress is something we all experience – we can all relate to being stressed. I guess that unites us all in a weird way. But, not everyone is aware of what that can do to their mental health.… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

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Health Niggles and Lurking Depression

Oh look, here goes my health being an unwanted interference again! Can I not just get a few months, or a year, of good health? No? Okay. It’s just a constant with  me, and there are some times I can deal with it and get by, but right now is not one of those. Things, feelings… Continue reading Health Niggles and Lurking Depression

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ASMR – What helps me through my insomnia: a tip for ‘surviving.’

I always have bad periods of insomnia. It normally hits me when I’m having a stressful time, and/or feeling particularly depressed or anxious. And I just cannot sleep. I’ll lie there running over every little detail in my life, getting unnecessarily worked up. My saving grace when this happens, is listening to ASMR videos. ASMR… Continue reading ASMR – What helps me through my insomnia: a tip for ‘surviving.’

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place this week, 8th – 14th May, and this year’s theme is simply, surviving, or thriving? Mental Health Foundation states ‘Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This year, rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, we will seek… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017