Mental Health

I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me: My Battle against Borderline Personality Disorder.

**Originally published 9/19/2016 Post contains sensitive content. Readers view at their own discretion. I am writing this from my hospital bed - my second night in, on my third visit this year. I just had a shower with 2in1 shampoo that wasn't mine, and dried myself with towels that weren't mine, and I have to… Continue reading I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me: My Battle against Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Coping With Work When You’re Mentally Ill: The Hard Truth

I don't beat around the bush with this stuff. I'm fortunate to have a great job, with great co-workers, and generally fun shifts! But I get it. Work can be really hard to face when you're depressed, or anxious, having a rough interpersonal day, and so on. BPD and depression have been the worst contenders… Continue reading Coping With Work When You’re Mentally Ill: The Hard Truth

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Depression-Busting Productive Mental Health Day Plan (with links!) -ambsanonymous

Autumn is truly in here in Australia, which means the colder weather is descending. I personally love this time of year, because it means hot coffees, big coats, and drizzly lazy days. Sometimes though, it can be really tough trying to relax without feeling unproductive, especially suffering from depression. Engaging in practises all too similar… Continue reading Depression-Busting Productive Mental Health Day Plan (with links!) -ambsanonymous

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My Confirmation Video! -ambsanonymous

Hey everyone, Thanks so much for your patience during my absence. Between my confirmation, uni work and having my wisdom teeth out, this last fortnight has been hectic! But what a journey! I thought I'd share with you all the video I made of my Confirmation and first Holy Communion! New video out this Thursday!… Continue reading My Confirmation Video! -ambsanonymous

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Finding Healing From Mortal Sin -ambsanonymous

Healing can be a difficult process, but it's even harder when you've damaged your relationship with God through sin. Even post-confession, mortal sin can be something that is hard to accept you've done. The guilt can be overwhelming. I really struggled coming to terms with my past before my confirmation, but I managed to heal… Continue reading Finding Healing From Mortal Sin -ambsanonymous

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I’m Suicidal As We Speak. Here’s How I’m Alive by ambsanonymous

Hi all. I don't usually do short bits like this, but here we are. People make decisions every day. Multiple decisions. I make the decision every day not to kill myself despite feeling the dire need to. Truthfully, I don’t know why I don’t, at this moment. Every day has a different reason why. I… Continue reading I’m Suicidal As We Speak. Here’s How I’m Alive by ambsanonymous

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The Point: How I Stopped Myself Overdosing by ambsanonymous

THIS POST CONTAINS SENSITIVE AND POTENTIALLY TRIGGERING CONTENT. VIEWERS READ AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION. A note from the author: This article is not intended to give anyone any "ideas", but solely to share my story in order to help end the stigma associated with mental illness. If you or someone you know is in need… Continue reading The Point: How I Stopped Myself Overdosing by ambsanonymous

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LIFE UPDATE: YouTube, depression, confirmation, etc. -ambsanonymous

Hello lovelies! I hope you are all well. It has been a very busy fortnight for me, resulting in a tonne of mixed feelings. My second year of uni starts on Monday...exciting! Trying to find time for work and my other commitments is proving challenging, but there is always a way around it, so I'm… Continue reading LIFE UPDATE: YouTube, depression, confirmation, etc. -ambsanonymous