Depression: WWIII or Tug-a-War?

As many people with depression know, living with it is tricky. You can have good days and bad days. For me, sometimes it could go on for weeks or months before I find relief from the depression. It’s always about managing it, learning to enjoy the small happy moments, and trying to remember you’re worth … Read more

Vagus nerve depression and anxiety.

The Vagus nerve sends neurochemical signals and is constantly updated about sublime and conscious sensory information. It is from the state of the body’s organs “upstream” to your brain via Afferent nerves. 80-90% of the nerve fibers in the Vagus nerve are for communicating the state of your viscera (organs and tissue) up to your … Read more

Pressure

First published in May 2017 on HonestK

*crawls, only slightly, out from her negativity cave, opens laptop and tries to remember WP login details

I’v not been very active on here for the past week. When I started blogging, just over a month ago, I was all over it. Constantly thinking of blog ideas, writing notes, trawling through millions of blogs. I thoroughly enjoy reading other people’s blogs, even better, I was enjoying chatting via comments. Finally, I had something to think about other than my mental state. I immersed myself in my new found hobby, I’m fine. I’m totally kicking depression right up it’s arse.

Very good. I’m talking utter pish (Scottish for piss/crap/shit/lies).

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The Power of Sharing

At first, I thought I didn’t have anything to contribute to the group, but upon reflection I think I do. We all do. Every experience and thought matters, maybe not to all people, maybe just to one person. One is enough, one is a job well done.

A War Against The Mirror

My worth as a woman is measured in my body and, by society’s standards, it’s not up to scratch.

The Underlying Questions Concerning the Issues of Existentialism in my Depression and Anxiety

  A couple weeks ago I sat and waited for my shift to begin at Shake Shack when suddenly I realized the recurrence of my depressive symptoms I thought I left back in 2016. I wanted to be alone and isolated, I was tired, irritated, unhappy, I had an overwhelming feeling to cry, and I … Read more

Supporting your Friend with Mental Health Issues

I initially created this blog to share my mental health experiences with others. I hoped to seek a connection with others, break the stigma against mental health issues, and start conversations about topics such as self-harm and depression. However, all of my blogs neglect something that I believe is absolutely important for those with mental … Read more