This Meltdown Guide was created to help those of you who are in love with people who struggle with anxiety and depression, feel like you can actually be helpful when your partner seems to be spiraling. It can be really scary and super frustrating watching someone you love go through an episode, especially if you don’t know how to be helpful.
If you are struggling with depression, maybe don’t spend 70 hours in one week interviewing people about what it is like to live with mental illness. Maybe don’t go on live television either.Read more "How To Feel Less Broken"
Supporting someone with mental health issues is really difficult and is seldom as simple as just talking.Read more "How to Actually Support Your Friends with Mental Illness"
I was honoured to be invited on Nick Thorton’s podcast People Doing Things. We talked about making friends with your depression and anxiety, how mental health can impact your relationships and the power of real communication.Read more "Podcast Interview with Nick Thorton of People Doing Things"
Deciding to get help with your anxiety or depression isn’t easy. Here are 8 tips to get your partner the help they need, and more mental health resources.Read more "When Your Partner Has Anxiety: 8 Tips for Getting Help"
Knowing when to seek help for your anxiety depression comes after accepting that your feelings and suffering are not character flaws.Read more "When It’s Time to Get Help With Your Anxiety and Depression"
That’s right my little anxiety ridden buddies, it’s time to get to work. I knew when I posted the guide that it wouldn’t be for everyone. We are all so wonderfully different. I’m glad we were able to have that conversation. But let’s not stop talking yet.Read more "Meltdown Guide 2.0"