My experience with Behavioural Activation Therapy

After writing about my previous experiences with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, I surprisingly found it really difficult to find the words to talk about Behavioural Activation Therapy. At the start of 2018, I was referred diagnosed with depression and anxiety, and put on a group course of CBT which didn’t work for me. After that was unsuccessful, we tried a one-on-one course of Behavioural Activation Therapy. … View Post

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy | My Experience So Far

If you know me personally (or just follow me on Twitter) you’ll know 2018 has been the Year Of Mental Health for me. I know I’ve been struggling with my mental health for a while now. However, this was the year I finally got a diagnosis of depression, anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). A few people have said they’d… View Post

On Feeling Like You’re Not Getting Anywhere

The Lowdown Everything in my life is going pretty well right now, so why does it feel like I’m just not getting anywhere? Personally things are going better than they have in a while and emotionally I’ve been feeling ok. I’ve been really happy over the last few weeks! Some positive changes are happening and I’m getting some really good… View Post

Nobody Likes You When You’re 23/An Open Letter

It’s starting to become a habit to write an open letter on your birthday. You wrote one last year, but didn’t publish it. You didn’t really know what you were trying to say. A lot has happened in the past two months. You got really hurt by someone you loved, got diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and are preparing to… View Post

AD | 4 Ways I Practice Self-Care

Self-care means a lot of different things to different people. Mental health charity Mind describe self-care as techniques and lifestyle changes which help manage the symptoms of many mental health problems. To me, it’s simply taking the time to myself to do things which I enjoy and which make me feel good about myself. I decided to share a few… View Post