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anya786

A self- proclaimed empathetic female being fascinated by psychology with a pinch of art & craft. I hope that one day mental health won't be a taboo topic but a subject openly talked about. I strongly support active meditation and teachings by the Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh.

Body & Mind Triggers

You live your life fully, you think you are doing well, you have overcome so much, you are extremely proud of your strength and then baaam… one string of negative situations caused by the presence of a toxic person in your life brings you down to the very […]

Body Image

What we see in the mirror, what we feel like and how others visually perceive us differ. Is everyone beautiful despite their looks? What about the beauty standards? Everyone is unique, in my opinion, there is no ugly or less attractive in general. Obviously, everyone has their own […]

Self-help

If you look at the picture above you can see a creature murdering the poor anxiety stricken head. This is ANXIETY. Anxiety strikes unexpectedly, everything can be going well and all of the sudden you become paralysed with the brutal and panicky reality of inner fear. I want […]

Bullied Soul

Poor and innocent teenage soul on the verge of suicide due to lack of acceptance. It’s a simple game – if you don’t fit in you loose. Brought up Christian, escaped neutral believer and remained scarred for life. Your brain is complex, if you are blessed with exceptional […]

Your Mind is your Temple

Your mind is your temple- simple as that. A beautiful temple which is simply the world of endless possibilities. Just imagine, an open road – this is your road, the road inside your temple: unrestricted, untouched and not damaged. This is where beautiful ideas are born, creativity resides […]

The Alternative

Anxiety strikes Your mind fears the worst Your brain allerts the body Your body goes into emergency mode The symptoms kicks in You give up Panic attack takes place OR Your mind fears the worst Your brain allerts the body Your body goes into emergency mode The symptoms […]

Hormonal and Chemical Brain War

Being a woman is very interesting. We go through phases, periods and hormonal changes. Our menstrual cycle is complex. I feel like it’s even more challenging when you suffer from anxiety. I could divide my cycle into three parts. During the first part I feel amazing. I almost […]

Intrusive Thoughts

Today, I would like to talk about intrusive thoughts. If you have ever suffered from anxiety, depression ( maybe both) or any other mental condition you will be able to relate to what I’m about to say. First, how would you define ‘intrusive thoughts’ ? Let me give […]

An Email to My Younger Self

Dear Anna, I would like to give you a big emotional hug and tell you of how wonderful, unique, loveable, funny and clever you are. Next, I would encourage you to embrace your figure and body every single day. I would stop you from obsessing about the food, […]