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Seasonal Affective Disorder – My Symptoms

After my recent diagnosis of SAD, I wanted to write a couple of posts on my symptoms and things I’ve found helpful. I hope to help raise awareness of how SAD impacts on daily life, and hope that someone else … Continue reading

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A Depressive Rant

Yes, that’s right, it’s time for another brain dump! Also, I’ve finally set up a twitter account for this blog, so feel free to follow. A lot of the people whose blogs I used to follow haven’t been active in … Continue reading

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A Diagnosis At Last!

Following on from my last post, I had had enough of not knowing for sure whether I had seasonal affective disorder, and also wanted to find out if there were any anger management/ stress management resources I could access as … Continue reading

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On Being Solar-Powered

It’s been a while since I posted on here so I thought I’d give a quick update. My grandma passed away at the end of July, only a day after she ended up having to go into the hospice. Sadly … Continue reading

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So I’m Back…From Outer Space…

…Or more accurately, from Namibia (a country in south-west Africa), where I spent 5 weeks at a wildlife sanctuary, including one week at a research site. Overall, it was an absolutely amazing experience and one that I thoroughly enjoyed. I … Continue reading

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J’ai un crocodile

So I came across this video a few days ago: It’s a very good metaphor for what having social anxiety disorder is like. The difference being that overcoming SA is not as simple as just telling ourselves not to worry. … Continue reading

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Well that was weird…

After the first 3 days of the year, I was worried that another severe depressive episode was on its way but it seemed to go away as quickly as it appeared. It was horrible to feel that way again, even … Continue reading

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Christmas job

I suppose my Christmas job is probably the most logical place to start with updates. It was for 2 weeks, sorting mail. I was very anxious on my first day there but took a small dose of propranolol beforehand, and … Continue reading

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A quick update

*Exhale* I don’t really know where to begin. I have so many updates to write on here but I really haven’t been in much of a writing mood lately. I lack the energy, motivation and mental clarity. My mood has … Continue reading

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Descent into the darkness

I’m finally done with coursework for this semester at uni and will now hopefully have more time to update my blog. I’ve got quite a lot of things to write about. ******************************************************************************* My mood has taken quite a dramatic nose … Continue reading

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