Falling Apart.

“I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.” Ned Vizzini, It’s Kind of a Funny Story If something is broken, you […]


“Why can’t you just forget? “

If I had £5 for everytime I’m asked this question I would be able to pay for private therapy. Another one is ” you’ve got a beautiful family now, just concentrate on that ‘ ”  I’ve learned now just to not respond, probably makes me sound rude but it’s better than the response I want […]


I surrender! I have depression!

I have recently started CBT counselling for my anxiety and depression. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave. (Thanks http://www.nhs.uk for the definition) In this week’s session, I basically used up the entire box of tissues as I cried […]


The Inside & The Outside – Of Course It’s All In My Head!

When you’re suffering with a mental illness, you get quite good at bottling up your emotions and looking like you’ve got it together on the outside. People look at you like a person who is mentally stable and treat you like one, too. They don’t know your personal battles and what you’re going through, they […]