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How The Stigma Of Mental Health Is Against Us All

If a person believes in the stigma, and they go through a trauma, such as grief or something that leaves them with a form of mental illness. Would they be able to seek support?

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Has The Value Of Friendship Changed?

It sounds silly to feel like this. When I feel like I want to die, or leave the country, just because my friends ignore my messages. Or because they are never the ones to message first or make plans. And they never, check if I am ok.

Becoming An Adult – With Mental Illness

I am not independent, in fact, I think I am the most dependent adult you’d meet. At 21 years old I made the first ‘adult’ step and moved out of the home of my mother. It was a very quick and last moment decision and I don’t regret it. It’s

Donating Blood Isn’t As Scary As You Think

As someone with serious anxiety, I can’t pretend that I did not avoid donating blood for years because of the whole stage I had set in my head. I swore that I would be drained off all my blood, as if the nurses were vampires. Then there are the ‘giant

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