Anxiety – The Mind & Body Effects

When someone says the word 'anxiety' many refer it to excessive worrying, they don't think of the physical effects it can have on a person. At this moment I am worried about writing right now, yet I feel my throat closing up. I'm feeling anxious in this environment and my body is going into defence... Continue Reading →

What You Hear Vs. What I Mean ​

  Only one person knows what you truly mean and exactly how you feel, and that person is yourself. We have all been in situations where we say one thing, yet others interpret it differently; this can cause confusion that can be fixed easily, however sometimes it goes unnoticed. I can think of a couple... Continue Reading →

Letter From my Suicide Self

Dear Caitlin, You didn’t think you would make it did you? You weren’t planning to see in the new year, begin a new year at university, and you most certainly didn’t expect to get a tattoo on your wrist symbolising the strength you hold within yourself. It was around the beginning of December you were... Continue Reading →

Why 13 Reasons Why is a Must See

It’s late I know, but I just finished watching the television series 13 Reasons Why and I felt the need to express why this series is so important to watch. Now this is going to have spoilers of some kind, but I’ll try my hardest not to do so. 13 Reasons Why is a series... Continue Reading →

“You’re always so happy!”

“You’re always so happy!”, “You never looked sad?”, “I wouldn’t have guessed you were so low”, these are the phrases I’ve heard a lot of in the past few days, weeks and months. I don’t blame people for not seeing the pain I’ve been in, it’s a type of suffering that is underneath the skin... Continue Reading →

My Anxiety

When I mention to people about my anxiety, I always have to mention that it's a severe form of that I endure. As of recently I have noticed that the term 'anxiety' is thrown around loosely. The words nervous and anxiety are very much similar in their meaning, and by many people these terms are... Continue Reading →

My first blog post

I have known for years that the overwhelming amount of anxiety I was feeling wasn't right, and I knew deep down that I should receive help. I instead carried on like nothing was weighing me down. Looking back I remember moments where I would just be continuously asking myself "is this normal?", "am I just... Continue Reading →

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