Distractions aka You can’t hide forever

As those who have been reading my blogs as of late can attest, I have been going through a bit lately especially in regards to emotional instability. I haven’t been like this in what feels like ages. Maybe this is what I get for not taking my meds for a few days.

Anyway, I’ve been devoting a lot of my time to trying to find ways to think about something else.. hell anything else really. I’ve discovered some awesome new bloggers on WordPress, and also been channeling all of the anxiety and tension and god awful neediness into writing more and more. In fact, I haven’t written this much in ages. So I have that to be thankful for at least.

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Blog For Mental Health 2014

I was reading one of my favourite blogs called Infinite Sadness… or Hope?  It’s created by a wonderfully inspirational woman named Cate from across the Tasman Sea. That’s New Zealand for those of you not from Australia, and I came across a post titled “Blog For Mental Health 2014 (four in four)”. The more I read, I discovered I really liked the idea behind  Blog for Mental Health. It’s a campaign fronted by A Canvas For The Minds and so I signed up straight away. Here is my pledge for 2014.

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“I pledge my commitment to the Blog for Mental Health 2014 Project.
I will blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others.
By displaying this badge, I show my pride, dedication, and acceptance for mental health.
I use this to promote mental health education in the struggle to erase stigma.”

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Change, Intimacy, Hope

Hey guys,

Well things have been very interesting in my life as of late. I’ve been reconnecting with old acquaintances, repairing bridges I thought I’d long since burned down, and rediscovering the old feelings do in fact stay intact. With every new day comes a new realisation about myself. What I already knew, is altered every single day.

To explain, it’s something I’ve always struggled with, is finding other people with whom I have something in common, or someone who understands how it feels to be me, and what I have to go through every single day of my life. I realized a long time ago, that nothing will change, in terms of the mental health stuff. But this is where hope plays such an important role in helping me keep my own head above water, but also to be the best friend I can be. I refuse to lie just to get you all to like me, or to seem more interesting.

I am me. And I am awesome. And you are too!

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Video Series: Seeking a psychiatrist and random musings (as always)

Hey guys,

Just recorded an update for my Video Series. In this vlog I discuss my journey and my latest decision to seek a psychiatrist. So… Check out the video and let me know what you think. I’d really appreciate the feedback.

I’m still new at this, but I’m getting over the nerves thank god. It’s really helping to build my confidence, which can only be a good thing.

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