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Older, Wiser.

**Trigger warnings- Anxiety, Depression, Self-Harm** The thing was, I had to take a breather from my blog. It’s always brought me so much joy, and to write about things when the going got tough was incredibly cathartic. But all of a sudden, it changed. Because, well, I changed. I’ve made no excuse for my brutal honesty about my mental health conditions in the past here on my little patch of the internet. When things have been terrible, I have written. It’s helped me make  ...

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What my Anxiety has Taught Me + a Mental Health Link Library

It’s World Mental Health Day today. Fitting really, that it falls on a day where I’ve had to work from home, purely because my anxiety is so bad I can’t face leaving the house. Yep, that’s right. The thought of walking out of my front door and having to interact with people and get on trains and smile and be okay in all the other millions of moments that make up a day was filling me with such fear, dread and panic that, well, I just would not have been any good to  ...

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What even IS success?

Lots of big changes have happened over the last two years for me. I talked recently about how I’ve been feeling like a I need a new goal, a new project- and I still think that. However, I feel like only now is the dust from all those big changes starting to really settle, allowing me the space and time to analyse my feelings properly. One of the things that I’ve been thinking about most recently, is the concept of success. Guys, what even IS success? There is such a pressure to  ...

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10 Empowering Practices to BOSS Your Anxiety

HAPPY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK MY DARLINGS! Hope you’re all treating yourselves and your lovely barmy brains with kindness and love and helping to break down the taboos and stigmas surrounding mental health illnesses everywhere. Me? Well, truth be toldĀ I’M HAVING A RIGHT OLD TIME OF IT. I have felt pretty gosh darn low for no obvious reason for the last few weeks. I’ve been super tearful and emotional, have felt a complete lack of confidence and to top it all off  ...

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