health

Anxiety Stories

I’ve collaborated with Laura (The mindful mum blogger) on this post to normalise mental health, and more specifically anxiety. It will be featured on her blog too, which you can read here.

Since I was 13, I’ve struggled with mental health, its been something that comes and goes. I’d like to point out I did have a really bad few years with my health when I was a teenager but now I am the happiest I have ever been. I don’t mind talking about my mental health, as it is one of the ways I made it through.

Laura put together a set of questions for the anxiety story posts. They are listed below, I’ve tried to be as detailed as possible. I know that talking about this subject will make it less ‘awkward’ or ‘taboo’. Please, if anyone has any questions, comment and I’ll do my best to answer!

Questions below:

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Reflection

Letter To My Younger Self (Before Uni)

This week has been so busy because of my move back to Nottingham and getting everything set up for the flat (internet mainly). Now that I’m mostly unpacked, I can turn my attention back to blogging. I’ve seen several bloggers write a letter to their younger selves, and now that I’ve finished uni, I thought now might be a good time for me to write one.

black ball point pen with brown spiral notebook

So much has happened over the last 4/5 years for me, both up and down, but now I feel like I can really do what I want! This letter is addressed to my younger self, a year or so before uni – when I’d just come out of counselling and didn’t have many people to turn to.

 

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