These are all of my mental health posts in the order they were written from oldest to newest. I started my blog in November 2014 and it’s changed a lot since the start so the mental health posts are a little lost in between colouring reviews so here you will find my journey.
6 Snippets of Me
Four Types of Anxiety and How to Cure Them – What a Load of Bollocks!
A Day in the Life – 7th November
Mental Illness – The Next Generation
What Do You Do When the NHS Gives Up On You?
Ashamed of Being Mentally Ill? Not Me!
Afraid of Everything – Life With an Anxiety Disorder
Christmas With Mental Illness
A New year, A New Start? Not Bloody Likely!
What’s Wrong With Your Eyebrows? – Trichotillomania!
Why I’ll be Taking 5 on Time to Talk Day
Taking 5 Minutes to Talk to BBC Radio Sussex
A Day in the Life – 10th February
15 Years of Trying to be Me with M.E
Fighting For Small Victories
Depression – Living a Life in Darkness
One Year on – One Year of Fear
A Bad Week to Have Depression
Physical Illness vs. Mental Illness – Why You Should be Outraged
Keep Calm and Colour In
A Day in the Life – 10th May
Now You See M.E
How to Cope With Being Housebound – 8 Tips From a 14-Monther
You Wait 15 Months for a Diagnosis and then Three and a Half Come Along at Once
Crisis – Drowning and Trying Not to Sink Any Lower
Anxiety and Depression: Eat Your Way to Better Health – A Recipe Book Review
Fighting an Invisible Fight
Dignity and Respect – Being Treated Like a Human Being (World Mental Health Day)
Living My Life Online: One Year Of Blogging
The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth
50 Words to My 15-Year-Old Self
Time to Talk Day – 2016
10 Ways to Help Your Mentally Ill Child
Relieved …. I Think
Two Years On – Two Years of Trying
One Year of Reviewing – A Review
“The Craze for Adult Colouring Books Shows How We’ve All Become Infants” – A Response from an adult colourer
Things I Should Have Said
Stigma: My Dirty Little Secret
Why I Need to Stop Apologising
Things I Wish You Knew
It’s the Little Things
Guest Post: Words
One Step Forwards, Two Steps Back
Just Do It.
3 Years On, 3 Years of Managing
I’m Not Okay
World Mental Health Day 2017
So, When Are You Having Kids?
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – What it’s like to live with
Hello! My First Video in Front of the Camera! – Video Post
A Day with Depression – Video Post
Unsolicited Advice – Video Post
How to Talk to Someone Who’s Feeling Suicidal – Video Post
Photography for Agoraphobia: Photobook 1 – Video Post
Confidence and Capability – Video Post
Time to Talk Day 2018 – Video Post
Bravery, Pride and Cervical Smear Tests
Four Years On, Four Years of Frustration
Radio Interview about Anxiety with BBC Radio 5 Live
Letter to Myself 10 Years Ago – Age 27 and a Half
Dear Psychiatrist – July 2018
Update – Insomnia, Trichotillomania, IBS and Anxiety (27.08.18) – Video Post
Coping with Unexpected Things – What Happens When You’re Mentally Ill? – Video Post
Considering Self-Harm? Here’s What You Need to Know First.
Insomnia and Mental Illness: Its Impact and Effects – Video Post
Finding the Words
Five Years On – Five Years Of…..
Update – Caring for Relatives, Life Changes and More (1st May 2019) – Video Post
Random Mood Drops
New Year Update – January 2020
6 Years’ Agoraphobic – Coping with Social Distancing, Self-Isolation and Being Housebound: Advice for COVID-19, Anxiety and Beyond
Let Down in Lockdown
Update – September 2020
Why it’s Not OK Not to be OK – World Mental Health Day 2020
Day-to-Day Life With Anxiety
Applying For Benefits – My Experience
Update – Relatives, Death, Lockdown and More (21/03/21) – Video Post
Seven Years On – Seven Years of Changing and Staying the Same
Mental Health Awareness Week – Awareness is No Longer Enough