#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Panic Attacks

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Panic Attacks

I remember my first panic attack well, the main reason for this is that I thought I was going to die. My chest hurt, it felt heavy, my heart was beating rapidly and I felt overall unwell. I called 999, explained my symptoms and found myself going to the hospital. I felt quite stupid once [...]

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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Body Image

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Body Image

This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, it runs from the 13th - 19th May 2019. This years theme is how we think and feel about our bodies and our body image. The theme this year is an important one, body image is something which is being spoken about more frequently and [...]

#StressAwarenessDay

#StressAwarenessDay

"National Stress Awareness Day is a great opportunity to take a moment to think about our wellbeing and find advice or support on managing stress." - Mind  We live in a world where stress is considered normal, the majority of people experience some form of stress, whether it is in the workplace or at home. Stress [...]

My Mental Health Story

My Mental Health Story

It's World Mental Health Day tomorrow which is a day to reflect, open up and raise awareness for around one in four people that struggle with mental illness per year. "Mental health is everyone’s business. We all have times when we feel down or stressed or frightened. Most of the time those feelings pass. But sometimes [...]

5 Things That Are Making Me Happy Right Now

5 Things That Are Making Me Happy Right Now

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it's all that matters.”  ― Audrey Hepburn I've found myself in somewhat of a rut over the past few days with the stresses of final university deadlines and just life, in general, has been getting me down, so I thought I would write a positive [...]