Mental Health Awareness Week: My Story

Mental Health Awareness Week: My Story

Hello! It’s been over a month since I last posted, but I’m back, ready to continue to try and help with breaking the stigma of mental health, conveniently lined up with Mental Health Awareness Week. I figured that to kick off the week I’d share with you what my experiences with mental health struggles have been like and why I’m now an advocate for it. So, I’ll try and keep it short, but here’s a revisit to my struggles with anxiety, depression, grief and burnout.

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Hey! It’s nice to meet you. What’s this all about then?

Hey! It’s nice to meet you. What’s this all about then?

Hey! I’m Alia. Just a girl in the wrong end of her 20s, trying to get through this life with as much happiness and positivity as I can. I’m a photographer by trade, with a hobby for writing, but why am I writing this blog? Well, we all have our stories and a large part of mine consists of anxiously wondering through life. I’ve been a shy and anxious person for as long as I can remember, and despite having a pretty good life really, despite a few ups and downs, it hasn’t seemed to have left me yet. In fact, it got worse.

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