In the era of #MeTo understanding the options out there for those effected is key. Thank you again to Monica for this insightful linked guide to some of the options you have. https://www.drugrehab.org/sexual-assault-ptsd-substance-abuse/
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/judith-orloff-md/anxiety-addiction_b_839238.html I want to thank Monica for this great link suggestion. Its a great source of information on addiction to anxiety. Check it out!
Meditation and Yoga are popular suggestions for relaxation, however if you have a busy mind that won’t shut up, it can be nearly impossible to find things that really relax you. What works for one may not work for all! The struggle is real! There are programs offered by a lot of mental health places… Read More Finding Tranquility with a busy mind
If you have been referred to a shrink, in comes a new person into your life that can dictate the drugs you put into your body and advise on the way you live your life. My three main rules for starting with a shrink are: Ensure they are the right fit for you!– Can you… Read More Understanding your shrink & options
If you have been reading some of my previous blogs you will have read on the 9th August my review on different monthly subscription boxes. I decided to trial the “Caring Crate“, last night I got home from work and it had arrived!!! It was a lovely surprise! What it contained: A Happiness Planner Dark… Read More Caring Crate Has Arrived!!
What is it about furr-babies that can be so relaxing?! If you read my Dark Days page you will notice that I have a dog and three cats- the cats came first and the third one was got during a manic state. When I had my breakdown in 2010 and finally started getting out again… Read More Animal Science
Thank you Wentworth Miller (actor/ writer/ director) for this look at what one University is doing to try and help its students with depression. “Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for college students… Let’s start the conversation to end the stigma of mental illness.” – Active Minds, Inc.
I was going through a little bit of a hyper spending state the other day- I do not know why I do it, but all of a sudden I just need to spend money. I know it isn’t smart or responsible but when I get like that it is hard to control. I decided to… Read More Care Packages
Music makes me feel alive- well, correction, the right kind of music- I especially get a high from live music. Obviously some songs or music make me melancholy, sometimes home sick etc. I was fortunate enough to be brought up in a house always filled with music, my parents always had cassettes, CD’s or the… Read More Music and Emotions