A Mini Identity Crisis

I’ve been having a bit of an identity crisis recently. I post quite regularly when things aren’t going so well for me as a way of getting my thoughts down onto paper, helping to clear my head and thinking things through. When I’m feeling good, though, I don’t really post -because I don’t think I’ve got much to say. This… View Post

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

2018: The Year In Review

2018 really did THAT, huh? Every year around this time I get really reflective. Maybe it’s the promise of a new year and fresh new beginnings, the lie to myself that I’ll become a new person with the tick of the clock on January 1st or maybe it’s just who I am as a person. Either way, 2018 has been… View Post

Punky Pins Strong Collection*

Punky Pins have recently launched their Strong collection, a cute selection of positive mental health pins. While they admittedly are aware the pins might not appeal to everyone, they allow people who are happy to wear them an opportunity to spell out who they are in a cute way. Punky Pins generously sent me the collection to check out.* With… 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