What I Can & Can't Control

[Content note: This post talks about food]. The COVID-19 crisis is making me feel anxious and out-of-control. As a result, I am trying to control more things and fussing over tasks that I normally would be more relaxed about. I have become more preoccupied about cleaning and hygiene, as well as health. Of course, being meticulous about washing my hands and making sure I am eating healthily are very important right now. However, as someone who always eats healthily and maintains good personal hygiene and a clean home anyway, I don't need to worry about these things as much as I am right now. As a special needs teacher, I'm a key worker which means that I am still travelling to work everyday d

Covid-19 & Mental Health

In the last few days, my anxiety has been sky-high due to the uncertainty, fear and difficulty that Covid-19 is bringing...

'Professionals Didn't Identify My BPD For Years': Interview With Radio City Talk

I joined Mick Coyle on Radio City Talk's Mental Health Monday programme last week. We spoke about borderline personality disorder (BPD), how I got my diagnosis, the range of emotions I experience and what helps me. Listen here: Mental Health Mondays explores a different aspect of mental wellbeing and looks at what help is on offer for people who are going through with various mental health difficulties. I first heard about Mental Health Mondays at the 2019 Mind Media Awards when the show won a Mind Media Award. Thank you to Mick and John for having me on the show. More episodes of Mental Health Mondays can be found here. Credits Radio City Talk Journalist @MrMickCoyle Producer @John_Fogarty

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