Hi Everyone, I'm running a mental health event for my colleagues at the University of Cambridge Festival of Wellbeing & I NEED YOUR HELP! Inspired by chats such as #TalkMH, I am posing 3 questions for discussion on Twitter which will also be used in real life for an interactive discussion at the event. This … Continue reading Mental Health Event at the University of Cambridge – I NEED YOUR HELP!
In this post, I'm going to share a concise version of my mental health story to illustrate how it is possible to achieve things which you can't even imagine when you're going through the excruciating lows of your mental health conditions.
Following on from last week's post - 5 Situations that Trigger my Anxiety - I thought I'd talk about the steps I take to manage my anxiety when it does hit me... 1: Identify Triggering Thoughts The first step I take is to recognise when I'm having triggering anxious thoughts. These are thoughts which I've challenged … Continue reading 5 Steps I Take to Manage my Anxiety
Over the years I have noticed patterns with my anxiety. In particular, I have become more aware of situations or things which I do that are more likely to trigger anxious thoughts within me. Below I've put together a short list of 5 situations that seem to trigger my anxiety. Please let me know in … Continue reading 5 Situations that Trigger my Anxiety
I realise that so far I’ve talked a lot about my mental health conditions as issues which affected me greatly 5+ years ago but which I have overcome. Whilst this is true for the conditions which I have spoken about (panic attacks and agoraphobia), I do want to make it clear that I have a … Continue reading My Anxiety & Me