Get up, leave for work, get through the day, get home. Hold it together... or I don't. Perhaps you can relate.
Falling apart comes in many forms. For me this could be a panic attack, breaking down crying, incessant worrying or the inability to stop negative thoughts. Sometimes it's cleaning, sometimes it's curling up in a ball, blocking out the world and refusing to be coaxed out of the little bubble I've built myself.
Breaking down doesn't mean that I'm weak. In fact, I've begun realise that my ability to put myself back together and get through each day is a testament to my strength. Deep down I KNOW this, but sometimes it's not easy to remember.
I love tea, but there are other things I am passionate about and want to build awareness for. As I move my blog into a new era of tea, wellness and green-living, I also wanted to start opening up about the private me. The me, that for the last 2 years I have hidden from the face of my blog. Anxiety has been a part of who I am for nearly a decade and most of this time I've been scared to show it. However, as we move further and further into a world where we can openly talk about our issues, I felt like I was finally comfortable talking about my own. In the future, I'll be adding my voice and sharing my own experiences with mental health. I hope that by doing so I can help build awareness and acceptance for mental health and that on some level a few people can relate and find strength.