“Depression Isn’t Sadness, It’s Feeling Nothing At All” + Other Myths…

Depressed individuals tend to be more sensitive than the average person. We can feel disgruntled, victimised by our illness, alone and desperate for someone to understand. This can mean that when we see a representation of depression that does not resonate with us, we feel angry. "Great, another misconception - this is not what it's … Continue reading “Depression Isn’t Sadness, It’s Feeling Nothing At All” + Other Myths…

The Downside Of Medication As First Line Treatment For Anxiety + Depression

I watched a video recently about Lil Xan, a rapper from California who has been very candid about his drug abuse. In the past, he was very reliant upon benzodiazepines and opioids but he is supposedly clean or becoming clean now - although this has been disputed by many. There was one part of the … Continue reading The Downside Of Medication As First Line Treatment For Anxiety + Depression

Anxiety – The Coping Mechanism That Changed My Life

Anxiety is something that's garnered a lot of attention lately. In some ways that's a good thing. People now feel less strange for struggling with these irrational feelings. And in some ways it's a bad thing. With the rise of technological advances and social media has come a rise in self-diagnosis: girls on tumblr feigning … Continue reading Anxiety – The Coping Mechanism That Changed My Life