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April 2018

Mental Health

Therapy Stories

Therapy. It plays a huge part in people’s recovery. As you’ll know from my previous posts, I gave CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) a go last year. Admitting to myself that I needed help was the hardest part, but an essential step nonetheless. I had to stop my therapy as we moved house and out of the area so I had to be referred again to my new and local service. I’m now back on the waiting list and hope to start therapy again in the summer.

I’ve made some amazing friends through Twitter, and two of my friends have recently started their therapy journeys. They’ve kindly allowed me to ask them some questions about the types of therapies they’ve started.

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

Thank you so much to my lovely friend Nicole Brooks for nominating me to take part in the Sunshine Blogger Award. This award is given to people who are positive, joyful, help others and bring sunshine into other people’s lives.

The rules are as follows:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you by linking their blog.
  2. Answer the questions.
  3. Nominate 11 blogs with 11 questions.
  4. List the rules as well as display the Sunshine Award logo on your post.

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Mental Health

I’m struggling

 

This is a hard post to write, but one I feel I have to write as an outlet to what I’m feeling.

I am struggling. I seen to be having more days filled with anxiety than days without.

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had days spent with Matt, family and friends when I’ve not had a care in the world, and I hold onto those days for dear life because it seems that whenever I have these good days, the next day is filled with anxiety and emetophobia thoughts filling my head and it is exhausting, I cannot tell you. “What if you’re sick?”, “What if you’ve touched something that’s contaminated?”.

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