If you suffer from anxiety I bet that you worry a lot. Worrying acts like a cushion protecting you from falling down into the abyss of anxiety. You are convinced that you need it because you would be lost without it. You keep telling yourself and others who have noticed your worrying pattern that it's … Continue reading Worrying
Where do I even begin? How would you feel if your own mother didn't respect you during pregnancy and was constantly jealous of your life? How would you feel if she made you feel guilty about 'a better life' ( according to her) because your brother is currently incarcerated for his own mistakes? How would … Continue reading Toxic Family and Pregnancy
When you are trying for a baby and you are first time parent you read a lot, you anticipate and imagine what's going to be like to carry a child under your heart and give birth to them. You go through different scenarious, you even dare to think that you are strong enough to be … Continue reading Pregnant Mental Chaos
Woke up with a porridgy and blurry mind? Do you feel like you can't face the day? It's just your tired mind sending you signals that you must do something to unload the cargo consisting of worries and problems. You need to make some space for new arrivals. Have you tried active meditation? It's simple, … Continue reading Blurry Morning
Before getting pregnant I thought I knew everything about the whole pregnancy thing. I thought I was prepared and had it all figured all. Surprise, surprise I've been unprepared not only for a load of physical symptoms but also for mental health overload. It feels like I've been on a rollercoaster which never slows down, … Continue reading Bumpy Bump
Is it shocking that at times I need some space ? Is it shocking that after a day of dealing with people I need some time to recover? Is it shocking that I'm an extremely straighforward and introverted person who values communication more than anything? Is it shocking that I keep distance from people whom … Continue reading Shocking !!!
I'm pregnant and I suffer from anxiety. I drink cranberry juice instead of gin. I do miss the mighty gin. Two days ago I felt like my world came crushing down because I have experienced the worst anxiety and panic attack in years. It resulted for me in sobbing and weeping uncontrollably for two days. … Continue reading Cranberry Juice in Pregnancy World
Anxiety is a sneaky little bastard who happens to destroy you not only mentally but also physically. Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time I was 18 years old and suffered from anxiety, panic attacks and hypochondria. After counting moles on my body, reading various articles about skin cancer and dragging myself … Continue reading What Can Poor Mental Health Do to You?
If you look at the picture above you can see a creature murdering the poor anxiety stricken head. This is ANXIETY. Anxiety strikes unexpectedly, everything can be going well and all of the sudden you become paralysed with the brutal and panicky reality of inner fear. I want to help you to realise that you … Continue reading Self-help