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Depression and Anxiety

When the ships roll in…

by Deb Shugg
Depression and anxiety - PIRATES otis redding deb shugg

When you live with depression and anxiety ships roll in and then you watch them roll away again. I’ve had this Otis Redding song stuck in my head for a few days so I’ve been wondering if it’s trying to tell me something. Is it a clue to what I’m feeling in the depths of […]

F**k you mental illness!!

by Deb Shugg
Depression and anxiety -mental illness

When you live with depression and anxiety, swearing seems to come naturally!! When I look back over my life, since the time I was 9 years old, there doesn’t seem to have been a time when I wasn’t dealing with ‘mental health’ issues!! From my overwhelming separation anxiety to the inability to manage being at […]

Depression & anxiety – underneath your illness.

by Deb Shugg
Living with depression and anxiety - diary of secrets

When you live with depression & anxiety it’s too easy to let it define you. I’ve lived with depression and anxiety for most of my adult life. At times it’s left me incapacitated and suicidal. At other times it’s been my defining persona; the thing that defines me amid my many affectations. But, for the […]

No-one understands me…

by admin
Living with depression and anxiety - diary of secrets

When you live with depression and anxiety it’s just possible that you might be the only one who doesn’t understand. Recently, I’ve been lead into thinking about those of us who haven’t recognised they have an illness and as a consequence spend all their time pissing everyone off. Putting it tersely, people living with depression […]

What feelings are these…?

by Deb Shugg
Living with depression & anxiety - The Diary of Secrets

When you’re living with depression and anxiety it can be difficult to understand your own feelings. Depression and anxiety have a tendency to make even the smallest things seem like a big problem. So it’s no surprise that the people around us may, from time to time, get a little confused. Between making mountains out […]