Dating Someone With Mental Illness – How To Help

You meet the perfect one. Beautiful, charming, funny. You feel the connection and want to spend your time with this person, because they are just amazing. Then, they tell you something. They have depression, anxiety or both of them. But they seem so happy. How could they possibly be so ill? What will that mean to the relationship? What use would I be if they are suicidial or having a panic attack? The simple truth is, unless you’ve been through a similar experience, it can be hard to really understand what your significant other is going through. But trust me, … Read more…

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…

theleenaproject: I haven’t seen many panick attack/anxiety help posts on my dash, so I thought I’d make one. 🙂 Some great tips here to help you during a panic attack. I find it quite hard to remember to do these when my panic attacks start, so it might be useful to make a note of some of these suggestions.