(N.B suicide is mentioned in this blog) I was asked this question many times over the years and my answer was often the same. I don't know! I could describe how every morning I would wake up feeling sick and scared, dreading the start of the day. Often I would start looking at my clock and see it was 5am and think great I don't have to go anywhere for a while. I would snuggle down only to peep at the clock ten minutes later and typically I wouldn't fall asleep again until moments before my alarm would jolt me awake already fearful and out of breath. Next was getting up and eating......hmmmm what little amount of food could I get by on and yet reassure myself I had eaten enough to get to wor
Anxiety, Depression, Antidepressants and Hope.
For over 20 years anxiety and depression have been a part of my life but now armed with a well being toolkit I am reducing my medication. Let's get talking about mental wellbeing.