I love coffee. It is my lifeblood, my favourite snack, the best way to pass time, and a fun activity to do with friends. But there are some people who think that caffeine and mental illness doesn't mix. The first time I encountered this phenomenon was when I was reading the back of a pre-work… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Should I Be Drinking Coffee?
Finding a really good doctor that you truly love who can actually help you with what you need is one of the hardest challenges of adult life. If you add in a mental illness this makes it even harder to find a healthcare provider who can really understand your needs. And if on top of… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: I Love My Doctor
For some people the decision to take anti-depressants is a big one, something that takes time and thought. But for other people taking anti-depressants becomes as natural to them as drinking enough water or brushing their teeth. I'm one of the latter. For almost two years I have consistently been on an anti-depressant of some… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Being Off Meds
I have always been a very nervous person. I was born a worrier, and that has only gotten worse with age. Everyone in my family is a professional worrier. There are a lot of things that stress me out, but one thing that strikes fear into my heart the most is doing new things. Specifically,… Continue reading Travelling On My Own