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Anxiety & Mental Health

4 Complex Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

**collaborative post** Society is going through an evolution. We’re now more aware of mental health conditions than ever before. The discussion about anxiety is out in the open. Millions of people who have been standing in the shadows, can now walk out and be honest about what they go through. It may have been a taboo subject once upon a time, but we’re now learning to accept that most people will at some point in their lives, experience some kind of mental health condition. For many people, it’s just a phase and will eventually wash over. But for others, anxiety […]

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Anxiety & Mental Health

Everyday Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

**collaborative post** How many of us have exercised today or eaten something healthy? How about drinking plenty of water? We all do things each day that are just small and simple things, that will have an impact on our overall health, including our physical health. But what about the small and simple things that we can do each day to help our mental health? There are many things that we could be doing, and that don’t need to cost a lot or take up much time. But making our mental health as much of a priority as our physical health […]

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Anxiety & Mental Health, Life

Time Apart

My blog and I, we’ve been spending some time apart. For a while, I just wasn’t feeling it. I couldn’t get my head in the right place, couldn’t focus or find that inspiration and motivation I was once full of. I’ve been blogging for 3 1/2 years now, and it that time, this little space of mine has commanded a huge chunk of my brain power. What started out as a hobby soon became my life. I spent every waking minute thinking about two things: My family, and my blog. And honestly, it started to get a bit too much. […]

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Anxiety & Mental Health

When the Words Won’t Come

Last week was mental health awareness week, and I had big plans to do a series of posts on mental health issues. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out the way I’d planned, and I didn’t write about the event at all. I tried. I tried so hard, but unfortunately the words wouldn’t come. Helping to spread awareness, and reduce the stigma of mental health problems is important to me. I wanted to do my bit, tell my story. I sat down at the laptop many times, with my fingers resting on the keyboard and my eyes focussed on the blank screen […]

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Anxiety & Mental Health

Determined

Things have been quiet here recently, and it’s hard for me to explain why. Those who know me well will know that I’ve been struggling with anxiety and depression. I’ve talked about it here, but I’ve only really scratched the surface of what’s been going on. Things have been difficult, and it’s affected my blogging in a number of ways. Writing has always been a bit of a cathartic hobby for me. When I’m feeling down, or my mind is racing, or I’m struggling to come to terms with something; Writing about it has been my therapy. For important things, […]

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