Living with disgust and guilt- my experience of OCD and what it …

It took me about a year to go to the doctors, since my symptoms started. At first I thought they’d go away by themselves, the thoughts, I’ve felt like that before and it was over in about two months. I was scared. It took me half a year to tell my boyfriend what vile thoughts I’ve been having about cheating…
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How to ‘enjoy the little things’ like everyone tells you to.

It’s that piece of advice everyone gives, but no one actually understands. Yes, it’s looking after yourself and being more care free and confident, but how? No one ever gives examples better than “take a bubble bath” or “treat yourself” or some other superficial thing capitalism tries to sell us. Yes, having a bubble bath is good advice, but only…
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How I chill out – recharging from tough days and anxiety.

We all get those days, for some of tussle this might be a string of unhappy moments or a situation at work and we’re done with the whole world. Everyone deals with it differently. I decided to share how I, being an anxious person, deal with tiredness and stress in those few free hours before bed.  1) Steam it off.…
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What do you want to do with your life?

I should be writing a dissertation proposal right now- possibly a very major decision, if I decide to do a masters. Do I choose something that I enjoy, something I’m good at or something that’s fairly new? I’ve realised all these decisions I make, and perhaps that you make too, are so often done under fear. We often feel like…
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