The current situation with coronavirus pandemic and the international lockdown has taken its toll on everyone. I never imagined two months ago that we will find ourselves on quarantine and that we will be unable to leave the house. In the beginning, I was so excited about the prospect of staying indoors, working from home … Continue reading How not to lose your mind while home alone
Hello everybody, I haven’t been online for some time now, and I know my last posts didn’t sound too optimistic, but I want to assure you all, I am doing fine. A few weeks ago I was going through a very difficult time in my personal life, and so as a result, I have made … Continue reading Antidepressants – Should you be taking them?
Do you ever feel like you are standing on the edge of the mountain and you don’t know if to jump or let someone push you? Either way, the overwhelming feeling is you are going to fall soon. I have recently lost my own self. I guess I stopped loving myself the way I used … Continue reading Be your own superhero
When I mention my journey with depression and anxiety, many people are surprised that I am openly talking about it. Of course, everyone knows mental health issues do exist and people do suffer from them, but I think still there is a big stigma surrounding the topic. I was thinking about it the other day, … Continue reading Asking for help
If someone would ask me to describe mental health, I would most likely use the following words: sickness, vulnerability, exhaustion, sadness, pain. But recently I’ve discovered another word that I’ve never really associated with mental health before: bullying. And I am not talking about bullying other people, or that someone else is bullying you – … Continue reading Self-bulling is a thing
One of the most valuable lessons I have learned during my post-depression life was to live like there is no tomorrow. For someone who is suffering from severe anxiety, if I am being completely honest, this was one of the most challenging things to do. What do you mean to live like there is no … Continue reading What if there is no tomorrow?
Over this weekend we have been hit by shocking and heartbreaking news. One of UK’s most loved TV presenters, Caroline Flack has taken her own life at the age of forty. Without personally knowing Caroline’s, this has shaken me to my core. To the outside world, she was the most bubbly, happy, beautiful young woman … Continue reading Why comments & likes should be banned on all social media
I always loved to write. It has always been my safe place, and now it’s a form of healing too. I am not looking for any compassion or empathy, I just say how I feel because it helps me with my own emotions. I guess it’s some kind of self-therapy. I don’t want my blog … Continue reading Anxiety explained
Depression is a difficult topic to discuss. It’s hard for people who are going through it, and it’s even harder for people who aren’t but are close to the ones who are. You can’t force anyone to open up and share their feelings and emotions, but at the same time, you can’t let them deal … Continue reading Let’s talk about it
I always wanted my blog to focus on matters that are important to me. At first, I created a fashion blog, in which I was commenting on celebrities’ fancy outfit choices. Then I was writing about new trends, how to style them, where to look for them and what occasion they will suit. Months later, … Continue reading Why do I do this