How to have a phobia

Wake up one day and realise that you've always been terrified that everyone is going to throw up on you. Wonder where on earth this has come from and try and look back on when this started but realise you've felt this way for as long as you can remember. Try and think of a [...]

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Making decisions about University is HARD

I'd like to know if I'm the only one who is bloody terrified of the future. Because how am I supposed to know what I want to do, what I want to be, where I want to go to University and what I want my life to be like at 18 years of age? I'm [...]

OCD

The first time I saw you everything in my head went quiet. All the constant questions and thoughts suddenly hushed. Disappeared. Silenced. Because when you have obsessive compulsive disorder you don't really get a lot of quiet time. Even laid in bed I'm thinking. Did I lock the door? Yes. Did I wash my hands? [...]

I guess the world doesn’t stop just because I want it to

It's weird how life keeps going on around you even when you feel like everything is falling apart. It's weird how the world keeps turning when you feel like it's frozen in space. It's like Netflix episodes that keep playing. Next. Next. Next. It's the sun rising and setting everyday like clockwork. It's constant. It [...]

Why do I hate my body?

No seriously. Why do I? Why do I hate my body? I don't understand. I just don't get why I look at myself in the mirror and hate what I see looking back. I don't understand how I can be so smart and intellectual and how I can be so many things, so many amazing [...]

I struggle with a mental illness and I’m not afraid to talk about it anymore

I think as someone who has struggled with a mental illness for a long time now, one of my day to day challenges is figuring out how not to feel ashamed about it. And personally I am so sick and tired of feeling like I need to hide it from people, when I don't. But [...]