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Living with Depression & Anxiety – Surviving Trauma…

Surviving Trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as the name suggests, is a condition that occurs in response to a Traumatic and Stressful event.  Most commonly it’s diagnosed in soldiers returning from a war zone and victims of sexual assault. This makes it an interesting point of study across the two types of events and their physiological similarities.

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Living with Depression & Anxiety – What did you say…?

Living with Depression & Anxiety – What did you say…?

Living with depression and anxiety isn’t just about being depressed and anxious.  It encompasses the way we see ourselves and the way everyone else sees us.  Because we too believe the lie that we should be able to suck it up.  Get over it.  Buck up! (Click to Read The Great Buck Up)

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Playing a different game – Living with Depression & Anxiety

Playing a different game – Living with Depression & Anxiety

A different game - Living with depression & anxiety

A different game – Living with depression & anxiety

When you’re living with depression & anxiety, it can be difficult to get out your own front door.  But there are other things that can keep us in a state of distress that often go unnoticed in a big wide world!

Because I’m married to possibly the most adorable man on the planet, at first neither of us noticed the illness that, for a time, would take over our lives…

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A difficult Pill to Swallow – Living with Depression and Anxiety

A difficult Pill to Swallow – Living with Depression and Anxiety

Living with depression and anxiety

A difficult pill to swallow – Living with depression and anxiety

This week I’ve been introduced to new medication for my depression & anxiety and it’s a little bit scary.  When I was first diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder I strenuously rejected taking medication until my doctor insisted.  After all, I was sure I could tough it out.

However, because of my nature (and the information now available on the internet)…

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Sink, Swim or Spill – Living with Depression and Anxiety

Sink, Swim or Spill – Living with Depression and Anxiety

Sink, swim or spill - Living with depression and anxiety

Sink, swim or spill – Living with depression and anxiety

If you’ve ever felt sad in your life then you’ll understand what it’s like to feel umm…  sad.  That’s because the body’s reaction to the “sad stimulus event” is to generate a flood of “reaction” chemicals.  It’s these chemicals that elicit a specific reaction that should in fact, help you survive.

When you’re living with depression and anxiety

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