Mental Health & Wellbeing

5 Ways to Help Someone Through a Panic Attack

One evening I was sitting on the sofa with my younger brother watching TV, when I was suddenly overwhelmed with unexplainable fear. I became tearful and felt unable to stop it. My breathing became short as I began to feel that I couldn't get enough air into my lungs. I didn't know what was happening… Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Someone Through a Panic Attack

Mental Health & Wellbeing

5 Ways to Tackle Low Mood with Distraction

Today, as I'm writing this, I'm fighting the urge to crawl into bed and pull the covers over my head. My antidepressant dose was doubled last night and it's stolen almost every drop of energy I have. (Please forgive me if my writing reflects how much my brain feels like it's gone to mush.)¬†Between going… Continue reading 5 Ways to Tackle Low Mood with Distraction