Browsing Category: Mental Health

It’s okay not to be okay

[dropcap]It[/dropcap] is okay to have a bad day or week or month. It’s even human. I have had a really bad weekend recently following an attempted attendance back to therapy. I battled with anxiety as I was apprehensive of the session and after a couple of hours at max I decided that I needed relief […]

Social Media & Mental Health

Social Media.. Mental Health… Mental Illness… Most people by now have probably seen an article at some point linking the usage of social media and individual’s mental health. And yes, it’s probably true, social media can exaggerate or promote the manifestation of depressive feelings. Even within individuals living there lives with very little evident hindrances […]

The new version of me

[dropcap]Today[/dropcap] Tomorrow Forever Ella. Has felt partially like another version of myself for a few months as I have only allowed strangers to peer into the darkest truths of my mind. However recently I have changed that, I have extended my blog to all of my family, and all of my private social media accounts. […]

Sick not Weak

*trigger warning* discussions of suicide/suicidal thoughts* [dropcap]It[/dropcap] is a common misconception that mental health issues aren’t illnesses and that individuals have complete control over them. However OCD, Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Anorexia… are all illnesses and there are more. The people who have and are suffering are fighting just as a cancer patient is to seek […]

My Journey to Wellness

[dropcap]This[/dropcap] blog post has sat quietly waiting to be written as nothing but a title. Truthfully I have never been able to get past the title because when I explore my recovery and myself the anxiety (as I am used to) begins to take over. However tonight In the darkness of my bedroom and listening […]