Taking My MHA Efforts Up a Notch

Guys! We have accidentally and astonishingly ended up in a place we never imagined we would be. I don't know how and why I am becoming a go-to person for too many people in my office.  Every now and then somebody would just appear with something they want to vent out. A girl came to... Continue Reading →

Meet Bekki Semenova đź™‚

Last week this incredible kid contacted me and I haven’t been able to find the right words to convey her message because I was blown away by her strength. Bekki is a 17-year-old, who struggles with multiple mental health disorders and autism and yet she is passionate to spread awareness and break the stigma around... Continue Reading →

“It’s all in your head” is as real as it gets – Reblog

Here’s something we all wan’t want to scream at the whole world so that maybe somebody would understand.

I am reblogging a post by Ashley about anxiety and misconception around it. I see her actively helping around fellow bloggers please do check her blog.

Mental Health @ Home

brain depicted as computer chip

Your chest feels so tight that it’s making it hard to breathe.  Your heart is racing, and a quick check of your pulse confirms this.  Your partner says “relax, it’s just your anxiety”, and that only makes you feel more agitated.  Your body feels like it’s ready to explode, you have no idea what’s going on, and the pain is only getting worse.  You feel terrified and powerless, and for lack of a better option you decide to go to emergency to get checked out.  They run some blood tests and do an ECG.  The doctor comes in, gives you only the briefest of glances, and says “everything came back normal.  Looks like it’s all in your head.  Go home and get some sleep”.

If you’re anything like me you’d probably feel like slapping both doctor and partner upside the head.  But before we run off in that direction, let’s…

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