Ways the you can support a loved one suffering from mental illness Be there for me. Even when I’m cancelling plans or not responding to your texts, be there. Try to understand that things are difficult for me, so please don’t give up on me. Sometimes I don’t want to talk, so please don’t try… Read More 8 ways to support someone with a mental illness
Do it at whatever pace you feel comfortable with-don’t think that you have to cut it all out overnight. This works for some people, for others, not so much. Start off slow: switch regular milk for almond or soy milk; go meat free a couple of days a week; start using vegan butter rather than… Read More 5 Tips on how to go vegan!
There’s this misconception that anxiety is something that just goes away. That its something that can just be turned off, like a switch. That anxiety is just feeling a little bit nervous, and it can’t hurt you. This is not true. Anxiety is a crippling feeling of dread and stress twenty-four seven. Anxiety is your… Read More What it’s really like to suffer from anxiety
Some people seem to think that depression is just feeling sad. You’d be forgiven for thinking that- the phrases ‘I’m so depressed’ and ‘that’s so depressing’ are thrown around like confetti in this day and age. Depressed is a term that is used very loosely and so often that its real meaning is lost, so… Read More What depression is really like