My Pick Me Up Playlist

Music is an escape for me, no matter how I’m feeling, I have a song for every mood and every moment. My favourite songs have got me through a lot of tough times in my…

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Trying to Get Through a Day with Depression

I awoke with the best intentions; plans laid ahead, some hope that I would conquer the day. Then the cracks started to show, I started to feel vulnerable, and my head filled up with black…

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I’m Not Ashamed of my Antidepressants

Nowadays everyone is encouraged to talk about mental health, but it seems recovery is our biggest problem. The media portrays therapy, rehab, and medication as personal failures, and a total dependency on an outside force…

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Creative Outlets for Managing Mental Health

A creative outlet can be the difference between sinking or swimming, they can be helpful tools to channel our anger and frustrations and sadness into something else, whilst increasing our skill of something we enjoy.…

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Driving in Peace: How I Overcame Driving Anxiety

I knew from my very first lesson that passing my driving test would be no easy feat. I’ve always had some form of performance anxiety. The fear of being watched and possibly judged stops me…

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