Tag: anxiety

Addicted to busy

As the title suggests, this post is about the potential repercussions of living a busy lifestyle. I mentioned in my previous post, that this time the depression was very physical rather than mental – something I couldn’t quite wrap my head around in the beginning. In 2017, I was a slave to my own mind …

There is no Immunity against Mental Ill-health

How did I get here again? How on earth has this happened to me? No, this isn’t actually what I think it is. I’m just run down and in a bad mood. I’m on holidays sure. The sun is beaming. Tunes are playing. Prosecco in hand – what the F do I have to be …

Model for change in mental illness: Change the individual’s environment before trying to change the individual

When it comes to treating mental illness, the first thought is to focus on what the individual is doing right or wrong that lead to this low point in their life. People ask questions like what’s wrong with them? What’s wrong with their body? What chemical imbalances exist within them to make them feel like …

How your mindset and lifestyle can alter your Genetics

You’ll often hear people using the phrase ‘it’s down to your genetics’, meaning it’s something that was pre-programmed into you as a human, from the moment you were conceived. A basic explanation for anyone that doesn’t know is that we all have a sequential genetic ‘code’ of chemicals that together, built into structural proteins that make …

How the ‘Fitspo’ lifestyle can lead to Amenorrhea and Hormonal imbalances

As a young female, hormones and periods may not seem all that important. It doesn’t become apparent until you start thinking about having children, but if you put it to the back of your mind for a few years, you may find yourself struggling to conceive. You may then need to add an extra year or two to that …

Hormonal Acne

During the week I was cleansing my face and I noticed two spots on my chin. It got me thinking that these were the first spots that I’ve noticed in a while. I used to stress over getting spots, because as you can see in the pictures below, I had full on acne a few months ago. I’ve …