How talking on the internet helped me overcome social anxiety disorder

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Did you know that February 2nd is Time to Talk Day? It's a great opportunity to start conversations about mental health all over the UK, from schools to homes to workplaces. About Time to Talk Day Sadly, many people who suffer from mental illness feel ashamed to talk about how they feel and this just … Continue reading How talking on the internet helped me overcome social anxiety disorder

Why having snacks in my handbag keeps me calm (and other strange habits of an anxious mind)

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I wouldn't say I'm a homebody, but for some reason being far away from my house for an extended period of time makes me nervous. Maybe that does qualify me as a homebody. I'm not entirely sure. Oh and by the way, when I say 'extended period of time' I mean anything over eight hours. … Continue reading Why having snacks in my handbag keeps me calm (and other strange habits of an anxious mind)

Why learning to ignore my anxiety is having a positive impact on my mental health

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As I sit here on a half-empty Virgin train waiting to leave Glasgow Central, I doubt anyone around can tell I’m trying to stop myself from having a panic attack. I’ve put my luggage away, started typing on my laptop and even exchanged a few words with the woman opposite about seat numbers and how … Continue reading Why learning to ignore my anxiety is having a positive impact on my mental health

My top 10 self-care tips for quick and effective anxiety relief

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Finding time for self-care can be a bit of a mission. I know after I’ve done a day’s work, a sweaty gym session, scribbled down a blog post and done the fastest food shop in history I rarely manage to do anything other than flop onto the sofa with a bowl of leftovers for dinner. … Continue reading My top 10 self-care tips for quick and effective anxiety relief

How talking on the internet helped me overcome social anxiety disorder

social media mental health recovery uk blogger

Did you know that February 2nd is Time to Talk Day? It's a great opportunity to start conversations about mental health all over the UK, from schools to homes to workplaces. About Time to Talk Day Sadly, many people who suffer from mental illness feel ashamed to talk about how they feel and this just … Continue reading How talking on the internet helped me overcome social anxiety disorder