Guest Post — Alarming….Panic Attack!!! — The LastLeaf

Check out this incredible post from The LastLeaf. It wonderfully captures the reality of anxiety. I have suffered with some of this myself and wanted to share this great find as a gem in the blogging world. Please share some love and comments on the original post and feel free to leave comments here as well about your experiences with Panic attacks. 

Pressure – Whirlwinds of Productivity

So today as I think about all the things that have to be done or need to be done I have peace knowing that I feel productive today and I am excited to see how far this journey will go. I choose to jump into the whirlwind and see where I will land. 

Reasons to Stay Alive: 5 Lessons on Depression

Please check out this amazing blog by Inkblot and Diecebergs. Always find your reasons to live. This is very inspiring and I would encourage you to follow this blog for more great posts. https://inkblotsandicebergs.wordpress.com/

InkBlots and IceBergs

“So what, you have a label? ‘Depressive’. Everyone would have a label if they asked the right professional.” ~ Matt Haig

Today, I wanna share with you things I’ve learned from Matt Haig‘s infinitely important book, Reasons to Stay Alive. Matt himself lived through depression and came terrifyingly close to attempting suicide. In this book, he shares with rare clarity not only what it means to live with depression, but also how to live better as a result of it.

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If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or anxiety, THIS is the one book you have to read. One review said it “should be on prescription,” and I agree it well should be. Below are just five of the best lessons it shares:

1. Depression is real, but it’s hard for people to understand it because it’s invisible.

“The weirdest thing…

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Forcing Myself Today

When someone is going through loss it doesn't matter what they know. Rationality can easily be thrown out the window as the pain and loss seem overwhelming. 

Guest Post from Mommy Thomas’ Blog – ‘I WISH THE STIGMA WOULD GO AWAY’

Check out this awesome post from Mummy Thomas' Blog She shared something I believe to be honest and important. This is the feeling of many suffering with depression. Don't look away, don't ignore it. Look directly at those suffering with depression free of judgment, because they are still your loved ones, your family, your friends, and even … Continue reading Guest Post from Mommy Thomas’ Blog – ‘I WISH THE STIGMA WOULD GO AWAY’

Pollution of the Heart – How to Breath

So today I am praying for the winds and the rain. Sometimes we just need those chaotic moments in our lives to stir us up, and other times we need those moments of silence for the outlook to become clear so we can see what the next step should be in our hearts. 

Move – The Choices We Make

I am going to chose to put fear of what could happen to her behind me and focus on the hope of this is her life changing moment. The moment she has decided to move, she has made a choice and I pray it will better her as a person as she goes through this hard lesson called life. 

Let’s Discuss Depression

Check out this awesome blog today from Sweet Summer Online and her fantastic Discuss on Depression.

via I’m Not Always “Elegant”

I would like to shed some light on how the NHS support individuals with depression. My views come from not only trying to access the service but from trying to counsel clients.

Usually the client/patient begins by seeing a doctor, most cases the patient/client is prescribed antidepressants and sent on there way. If you research into antidepressants, you’ll find that there is a lot to consider with the side effects.
Antidepressants take two weeks to work and may possibly make you feel worse before feeling better, imagine if the person had suicidal thoughts! With all that, no support is put in place for the two weeks at least, to see how the client is coping or to manage the clients mental wellbeing. There is also conflicting issues with antidepressants as they are meant to be taken for a short period of time, if the reason…

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Managing Your Blog On a Mobile Device

I wanted to share this fantastic post this morning for those who follow my blog but have yet to use this amazing feature. It really helps me keep my blog up to date while I am away from my computer. Happy Blogging Friends

The WordPress.com Blog

Have you given the WordPress mobile apps a try lately? We’ve been working hard to make sure our iOS and Android apps are simple to use and have the features you need to blog right from your phone or tablet. Here are a few recent additions and updates that make blogging on the go easier:

Add Categories and Tags

Before publishing a blog post, you can add categories and tags right in the app’s post editor. To add categories and tags to a post in the iOS editor, tap the at the top right, then Options. On Android, tap the gear icon at the top right.

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