Mental Health Month: Awareness for Depression, please

These deep, sometimes funny but always intriguing images are from my personal collection. Somehow, these pictures got to me. It shows a lot of different ways to look at something that’s almost impossible to see ❤ -Love, Zoë     May = Mental Health Awareness Month   *Click to enlarge

Mental Health Month: Explaining a Panic Attack

Ever wondered what it’s like? (Social) anxiety, panic attacks, hyperventilating? And what triggers it? First, a little personal story I’d like to share with you.    I survived! I recently celebrated 200 days without having a single panic attack. It made me realize, I was finally strong enough to explain to people what I’d experienced…

Mental Health Month: Awareness will set you free

In my case, talking about mental illnesses and spreading the word was the one thing left that kept me from climbing and crawling out of my depression. It really hurt me that people didn’t seem to know how to respond to someone who’s suffering from a mental illness. It hurt me even more to realize…

Mental Health Month: PTSD, the hidden mental illness.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health problem, treated and classified as an anxiety disorder. This condition can develop after a very stressful, frightening, traumatic or distressing event or experience. It’s often the case that it take’s someone with PTSD a lot of time to figure out what’s wrong with them. Most people still…

Mental Health Month: How to deal with a narcissist

I’ve had my share in life, encountering a narcissists twice and learning how to leave such a toxic relationship. It can be scary, since it’s never easy to end a relationship, let alone one you don’t feel safe in. Hopefully these infographic pictures and other material will help you find a way to stand up…

May is for Mental Awareness

Most of you already know my story. So I’d like to take this moment, to thank all the wonderful people in my life that chose to stick by me when I was not the easiest person to be around. This is a small token of my appreciation, sharing everything that could be helpful to understand…