Work, mental health and me

When I started suffering from anxiety three years ago, I knew that getting a job would be one of the hardest things I had to do. All my friends who suffered from mental health issues such as anxiety, depression or panic attacks had said to me that they found work hard, especially on bad days….

How to fight chronic stress

Originally featured as a guest post on iamYiam‘s health blog. Stress is a natural feature of life – a programmed biological and psychological response elicited when we are confronted with threatening stimuli. This innate reaction is life-saving in some scenarios; but what are the consequences when a whole society is living, habitually, in fight-or-flight mode? The American Psychological…