The condition might turn the world of the victim into a living hell, but with proper medication, it can be managed.
Night terrors, tackling the unknown.
Therapies for anxiety that really work.
It is essential to know that you have the disorder, but it doesn’t have you. Don’t let it define you. When Laura Bain was 16 years old, she started experiencing intense periods of sadness. The fact that there were no external factors that cause the lows she was experiencing was bizarre to her. In the […]
Duke’s wife never gives up. “If I said it was easy, I would be lying. The pain was too much. But thanks to my wife. If it weren’t for her, nothing would have changed. She is a strong woman. She loved me most when no one else would like to be associated with me”, Duke […]
She’s living her best life now. When Michelle Hammer was a teenager, she started having a different feeling. More often than not, she would zone out and think she was at a different place. The zoning out later turned into hearing voices in her head. It was hard to fathom what was happening to her. […]
Sometimes just knowing the body knows how to sleep is the most reassuring thing. Recovering from insomnia is never a quick, easy, and linear process. The disorder is unique for everyone, with each insomniac encountering their own personal version of the disorder defined by their lifestyle, their environment, and sometimes, their own internal enemies. The […]
Anxiety has become a fixture of modern day life, but nobody is alone in their suffering. Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. Over 2 million Australian adults have an anxiety disorder, and about 6% of Australians will be diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) over their lifetimes. One in five people […]
There is a strong association between bipolar disorder and creativity, and much more to be understood. You might have an idea of what makes a person creative, or you might be a creative person yourself. Creative people stand out from the masses in being high in trait openness, with high receptivity towards ideas and experiences […]
I believed I was doomed to be alone forever, until I took control of my depression. Relationships can be difficult for everyone, but they can be even tougher when you have a mental illness, like depression. Each relationship I had suffered as partners found it difficult to be around me. They never knew which version […]