Posts tagged loneliness
How To Find Connection When You Don't Have Friends

If, like me, you consider yourself to be a bit of a loner or you do have friends but they just don’t seem to get you on that deeper level then you may be craving some connection with others. That connection that allows you to be vulnerable and share your dreams and weaknesses. Here is how you can find that connection.

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4 Things I Learned About Mental Health from 13 Reasons Why

I have just finished watching the second series of 13 Reasons Why. It is a controversial show as some say it glorifies mental illness and suicide. I, however, think it is a great show, it truly delves deep into the truth about mental illness and how our actions can impact peoples lives. It highlights the fact that many people were not aware of what she was going through. This show really opened my eyes and made me think more about mental illness. here is what I learned.

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Dealing With Loneliness (& How I Am Working to Overcome It)

I think we can all go through bouts of loneliness in our lives, some will last for a few moments in a particularly isolating situation and others can last years when you feel you have no one to turn to. I think more people than we realise are dealing with loneliness and it is something that needs to be spoken about. It isn't a nice feeling at all and could possibly lead to depression, which is not a good mix when you feel so alone. 

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How Getting Engaged Has Affected my Mental Health

If you are not aware, I have struggled with depression since being a teenager, hitting my lowest point in 2014/15. Also in the last few years I have developed anxiety. Now lately I have been getting a lot better, I believe I no longer suffer with depression but my anxiety can flair up at any time without warning. I get anxious about my past, about what other people think of me, about talking to people and how I am perceived. I also get anxiety watching other people's dreams come true when I am struggling to place myself within this world. 

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