Day 10 of 31 Days of Wellbeing... Perhaps you've had a tough week, and sometimes that can make you feel like giving up on happiness and wellbeing. It can be easy to wallow in the sadness/anger that you feel because in some ways, that's actually easier than pulling yourself back into the light. Let's make … Continue reading 31 Days of Wellbeing: Day 10
I love Gemma Correll's work, which actually makes you smile at the darker issues some of us go through. I know the last thing we feel like doing is laughing when feeling low, but if you can find a little humour from time to time, it really helps. I'd say my 'funniest' moment when I … Continue reading Seeing humour
One of the things people potentially find most confusing about depression is how to know when you actually have it. So much doubt can run through your head. If I go to the doctors will I risk getting told I'm making a big deal out of nothing? Am I just a grumpy, moody person and nothing will ever change … Continue reading Low mood or depression?
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on Coming off Citalopram. To be honest, although I was finding it hard, I figured after a few days of writing that post, everything would sort itself out and I could move on. Unfortunately, it is still tough. I can feel everything again, including anxiety, stress and … Continue reading Coming off Citalopram: Part 2
So I thought coming off Citalopram would be a piece of cake. I've been on a low dose for months and I've been in a really positive and happy place. Turns out it's not so easy. Mood swings, overemotional and anxious are three words that come to mind. I would almost have preferred physical issues! … Continue reading Coming off Citalopram