Tag: depression

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 […]

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, […]

Life is Precious

Your life is precious. Don’t neglect it but always strive for more to improve it. Remember, improving your existence doesn’t mean to gain more of the materialistic possessions. It means to acknowledge the present moment. The present moment is – what you hear – what you see – […]

Mental Pain & Suicide

I was raised as a person who was meant to follow the path of the Roman Catholic Church. I refused to adhere to it and as a result of my decision I faced fair amount of prejudice. When I was a teenager I searched for people who would […]

Eating Disorder

I had suffered from an eating disorder for many years. I used to emotionally overeat  (binge), starve myself and exercise in order to burn the calories I had consumed. It was impossible for me to eat in public places as I felt constantly observed and looked at by […]