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Depersonalisation: My four months of terror

Callum talks about his experiences of depersonalisation and how confronting it helped him address his anxiety.

Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | comments

Categories: Dissociative disorders | Anxiety

Cotswold way challenge

Dan blogs about how he decided to do ultramarathons to raise money for Mind, and how running helped his anxiet

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Dan Bartlett | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Panic attacks | Fundraising

Art and my mental health

Many people find that activities like art and reading are good for their mental health. Like Ellen, who has multiple conditions that have impacted on her life.

Posted on Monday, April 23, 2018 by Ellen | comments

Categories: Anxiety

Rugby tackling mental health

Laura was struggling with anxiety and depression at University until she found the benefits of rugby.

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by Laura | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Exercise

Twins that travel

These twins overcame their mental health struggles by creating an award winning travel blog: Twins That travel

Posted on Monday, March 26, 2018 by Claire and Laura | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Panic attacks

Spinning multiple plates...

Rhiannon talks about her journey with stress up to the point where everything went bang and she had revaluate.

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by Rhiannon Hurst | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) | Panic attacks | Stress

I'm a hoarder...

Kate talks about her journey with hoarding, what triggered it and how she got support.

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Abuse | Anxiety

Sleep, Anxiety and Me

Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by Becki Cartwright | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Sleep

A journey to recovery through art

Andy Hollinghurst discusses how art has been a release for him and has helped him on his way to recovery.

Posted on Friday, June 2, 2017 by Andy Hollinghurst | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression

Talking can save lives

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 by Nikki Mattocks | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Self-harm | Suicide

Laura: My voices and me

Laura talks about hearing voices and the journey that led her to help others.

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Antidepressants | Anxiety | Depression | Friends and family | Hearing voices

Why I want to smash another Guinness World Record for mental health

Evan Williams tells us why he is attempting to smash world record for Heads Together.

Posted on Friday, May 5, 2017 by Evan | comments

Categories: Fundraising | Anxiety | Friends and family

Running with depression and anxiety

Stephen is running the Swansea half marathon for Mind to help with his depression and anxiety.

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017 by Stephen | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Fundraising

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Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by Charlotte Harding | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Bipolar | Hearing voices | Paranoia | Postnatal depression (PND)

How crafting helped me to manage my anxiety

Erica set up a Crafternoon event to inspire others and raise awareness of better mental health.

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by Erica Terry-Rose | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Borderline personality disorder | Depression | Fundraising

Breaking Mad

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 by Anna Williamson | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Celebrity supporters

Journey from anxiety to Miss Wales

Miriam talks about her experiences of anxiety and depression and her journey to taking part in Miss Wales.

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Medication

Starting my own business changed my life

Emma writes about living with Social Anxiety Disorder and Bipolar, and why she started her own business.

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017 by Emma | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Anxiety | Work

The physical effects of anxiety

Alex vlogs on the physical effects of his anxiety, which got so bad he thought he was having a heart attack.

Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Mental Health Selfies | comments

Categories: Anxiety

Surviving Freshers week (and beyond) with depression and anxiety

Second year student George talks about dealing with depression and anxiety during Fresher's Week.

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2016 by George Watkins | comments

Categories: Anxiety | University and student life | Depression

What is selective mutism?

Jade vlogs on her experience of selective mutism and shares her tips for coping.

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by Mental Health Selfies | comments

Categories: Anxiety

Blogging my way to recovery

Amy shares her experience of anxiety and depression and how blogging helped.

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Amy relief from Anxiety | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression

Living with GAD & panic attacks after losing my Dad

Zoe blogs about her experience of GAD and panic attacks after her Dad passed away.

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016 by Zoe McWilliams | comments

Categories: Anxiety

Dance music, marathons and the Percolate fundraiser

The dance music industry, like any other, has its issues related to mental health, something that Mind marathon runner Jim has witnessed first-hand living with depression and acute anxiety. Here, Jim reflects on his recent fundraising, and his plans to go even further.

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Work | Fundraising

Charcoal queen: barbequing for Mind

Steve blogs about using his passion for BBQ to raise funds and awareness for mental health.

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2015 | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Fundraising

"What are you like when you're well?"

Louise talks about how her response when she was asked this question.

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015 | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Personality disorders | Depression

Grief and anxiety

Becky looks back at difficult events in her past and their impact on her anxiety.

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | comments

Categories: Anxiety

Managing anxiety with creativity

Damien blogs for us about using creativity to manage his anxiety.

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 by Damien | comments

Categories: Anxiety

Crossing the threshold - being in a Mind video

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by Hannah | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Volunteering | Self-esteem

Talking about panic attacks

Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2014 by Polly | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Volunteering | Panic attacks

The elephant who sounds like Stephen Fry

John blogs about discovering elefriends.

Posted on Friday, November 29, 2013 | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Big give | Peer support

Why running helps me manage my mental health

Posted on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 | comments

Categories: Fundraising | Anxiety | Depression

Internal conflict of an anxious mind

Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Fundraising

Mind podcast - Anxiety and panic attacks

Gus talks to Heart FM DJ Matt Wilkinson about his experience of anxiety and panic attacks.

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | comments

Categories: Podcasts | Anxiety | Panic attacks

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