The Anxiety Solution by Chloe Brotheridge

Firstly I just have to mention how pretty this book is. As soon as I saw it I knew it was going to be my kind of thing. Pastels, white, gold, it’s just so beaut. In a recent post I wrote about learning to work with my brain instead of against it, and learning to be compassionate towards myself. This book supports and encourages exactly that, and there’s a particular… View Post

Finding the Right Treatment 

I’ve wanted to write this for a while but I think I need to be careful in doing so, so I was a bit cautious. Then, last week’s #TalkMH chat was based on mental health services and made me want to write it even more, so I’m going to do so and try to be as mindful as possible. I want to stress the importance of finding the right treatment… View Post

To My Brain

Hello brain. You are a clever thing. Troubled, young, but clever. Life has been tough on you from a very young age, I know that. What I didn’t realise is that you always got the brunt of it. We pay so much attention to physical damage and health, but you too have been overwhelmed, overworked and overexposed. For a long time I worked against you and for that I am… View Post

EMDR | A Summary

As I’ve written a series about my recent therapy experience, I thought it would be a good idea to do a little summary post now that I’ve finished. This way, those who don’t want to read through every post (I know I waffle) may still get a good idea of what EMDR is and what it’s like. For those who haven’t read any of the previous posts and aren’t sure… View Post

The Mental Health Toolkit

I’ve decided that as I have lots of different tips and bits and bobs sprawled across my blog in various different posts, it would be good to put them all in one place. So I’m going to put together absolutely everything that has helped my recovery all in one post (it could be a bit long, you may want to grab a cuppa). Mindfulness Meditation When I first heard about… View Post