Posts tagged with ‘anxiety’

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Planning the way forward…

by Deb Shugg
Depression and anxiety -mental illness

When you live with depression and anxiety the world is your oyster… I’ve had a tough time trying to put together a BLOG that’s worth sharing recently. Not from a lack of words but from a lack of inspiration. I’ve written many and then relegated them to a growing pile of ‘perhaps, one day’. It’s […]

Life’s cheap to a pirate!

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

We are the pirates who don’t do anything! Aaarrgggh in honour of international talk like a pirate day on 19th September, I think it’s only fitting to see how depression and anxiety fit into a romanticised view of piracy. Never having been one to shy away from a topic, there’s an amount of effort that […]

It’s a long way to the top…

by Deb Shugg
Diary of Secrets - Living with depression and anxiety

When you live with depression and anxiety thoughts of suicide can be hard to bear. As you probably know, I’ve had a lot happen in my emotional world over the past few months. I plummeted into a desperate, suicidal chasm that took every ounce of my energy to endure. I’m not the only person in […]

Happiness is…

by Deb Shugg
Diary of Secrets - Living with depression and anxiety and happiness and jigsaw

When you live with depression and anxiety happiness isn’t quite what you’d expect. I was thinking recently about the concept of happiness and what it means to be truly happy. It’s an important question in this world of anything goes. When I think about what I want from life, I’m immediately drawn to “I just […]

It’s a hard rain…

by Deb Shugg
Diary of Secrets - Living with depression and anxiety - It's a hard rain.

Where have you been my darling young one? When you live with depression and anxiety you go places others dare not travel. I’ve never wanted to write a song more than when I read the lyrics of Bob Dylan. The more I read them (and sing them in my head) the more I feel connected […]