Mental Health


A to Z Challenge | Y is for Yesterday 5

Day 25 of my mental health themed A to Z Challenge is Y for yesterday. Yesterday, a week ago, six months ago, last year or five years ago. It doesn’t matter how long ago something happened that memory can wedge itself in your head.   Yesterday and anxiety Doubts can form and you can overthink things. You can think and think about what happened. Should I have said that? Were they mad at me? Anxiety can make you question everything that has happened. It can make you think through every conversation, every interaction with people. Should I have said that? Was that person’s ‘hello’ genuine? Are they pissed off […]

Y is for Yesterday. Day 25 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide

X is for X Files. Day 24 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide

A to Z Challenge | X is for X Files 6

Day 24 of my mental health themed A to Z Challenge is X for X Files. I’m not exactly a huge fan of the X Files. Josh, on the other hand, is. I bought him the boxset for his birthday a couple of years ago and he’s tried to get me interested in them. I’ve watched a few with him but not fallen in love with them! X marks the spot X has been the hardest post in this challenge to write. I’ve really struggled with finding a word to fit my mental health theme. I’ve thought about X marks the spot for the […]


A to Z Challenge | W is for Weather 7

Day 23 of my mental health themed A to Z Challenge is W for weather. Seasonal Affective Disorder I’ve always been happier in the summer. Sunshine and blue skies instantly make me feel happier. With the nicer weather it is time for holidays, camping trips, lots of walks, BBQs and my birthday! On a day with thick grey clouds my mood is lower, I feel less cheerful and hopeful. Winter has it’s benefits – cosy evenings on the sofa, open fires, candles, soups, stews, winter walks on cold, crisp, sunny days and Christmas. I have wondered if I’ve got Seasonal Affective Disorder which is a type of depression which […]

W is for Weather. Day 23 of the A to Z blogging challenge April 2017 Milly's Guide