Running for my Life

Yes, it’s true. You heard it here first. I’m now officially a runner. A slow runner, but a runner nonetheless. We all know that exercise has been proven to be good for your mental health. There are so many articles out there about it. It’s in the news. Our Doctor tells us to do it. … Continue reading Running for my Life

My Experience with a Psychiatrist

If you enjoy reading about my life enough you will have already read my last post on how my big adult life has been very up and down… (sneaky link for those of you who haven’t…) Anyway, one of the main things that has happened has been that my OCD has become so loud that … Continue reading My Experience with a Psychiatrist

Guest Blog Post: Sarah (AKA The Pocket Poet)

Sarah (aka The Pocket Poet) is an award-winning poet and writing for wellbeing enthusiast based in Wiltshire. She has lived with various mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and OCD for as long as she can remember and has always used writing as a therapeutic tool to promote self-awareness and self-expression. She … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Sarah (AKA The Pocket Poet)

Guest Blog Post: Becca

Becca has had OCD since early childhood, including Pure O, POCD, ROCD, compulsive checking and most recently, contamination OCD with the latter being the most disabling. Following a difficult time at University and a destructive relationship, she started to experience crippling anxiety with regards to dog faeces. More specifically, the fear that she would go … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Becca