You Don’t Have To Fight It Alone

If we battle through our problems together, the walls that keep us trapped inside, away from others and from positivity will break down much faster! Being alone tends to encourage our minds to wander, and let in the negativity, which isn’t helpful. Grab a friend, a relative, a therapist, and talk through everything. You may even cry a bit, but letting out your emotions will really help you. If you talk to friends or family, it may be useful for them to read up on mental illness from an outsiders point of view, so they can understand how to help you. … Read more…

My First CBT Appointment

Well, I finally got there. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. To be honest, I am quite impressed that it has been sorted out in about 1 – 2 months. I have had assessments with counselors before then, which has helped me along the way too, but they still said that CBT is what I really needed to help me with my issues. So, I went into the session with a general idea what CBT was all about; changing the way you think and cope about things etc. but today I learnt more, and understand what I would be going through in the … Read more…

Never Be Scared To Tell Someone

Telling someone about your issues could be one of the best things you could do. It took me 9 years to pluck up the courage and admit I had mental health issues that I couldn’t control. And, you know what? I’m glad I did! It can be hard to find someone to tell. I could never tell my parents, as I thought that they would not understand. My grandad had depression, and commit suicide, so naturally my father would end up jumping to the conclusion that I would do the same thing. The first discussions I had were with people … Read more…