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Fight or Flight? I did both…

Here we go!! Sorry I’ve not blogged in a while. I have been gearing up for change. This mental illness is not holding me back anymore. I’m on board, my second flight, the first was four days previously heading out to Paris however, I was in no fit state to do a blog. The apprehension…

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Why are men afraid of talking

I’m not going to beat about the bush with this blog, it has been a while and in that time I’ve met some good, interesting, silly, proud and scared people. About 95% of those being male and the rest female. Most of the people I speak to on mental health issues are female so I…

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How do I cope with this ?!

What do you do when a situation is the most positive of experiences, but your not equipped to deal with spot light or praise? I’ve mentally beat myself up for so many years now that I don’t know any different. I recently attended an awards ceremony where I was one of three nominees for an…

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Are you panicking now?

During the years, I must admit…. Even though the panic/anxiety has been crippling and I would not wish it upon my worst enemy, there have been some stories to tell. I cringed at the time, but when we (I mean close friends and family) talk about it them, laughter comes of it. Which can only…

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The beauty of sharing

I set up this blog for a few reasons, to get things off my chest, to maybe even get help, a mask for my anxiety disorder… but most of all, I wanted to let people know that they are not alone and by me opening up, I hoped that I could help. This is a message that…

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The unexpected – Fiction to reality

There are not many experiences I’ve gone through in my hate affair with panic/anxiety attacks but If you ask me to categorise this next experience I’d class it as ‘What the ……….!!’ This was not long ago and let me tell you: I don’t want it happening again!! It was a Friday evening, around 20:00…

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