The Austen Girl – Beautiful. Brilliant. Crazy.

When I asked my husband to describe me in three words… That was his response. Beautiful. Brilliant. Crazy. I think mental health awareness is often focused so heavily on the sufferer, that the people around them, the ones who are watching someone they love fall to pieces… they get somewhat bypassed in the chaos. They are the […]

Real Heidi, Real People, Real Stories EP 5 – Heidi & Kim opening up about their abortions.

EP 5 – This very raw episode is Heidi & Kim opening up about their abortions. I have sat on this episode for months, wondering whether or not to publish it? But the more I think about it, the more I feel its time. 12 years ago I had an abortion. I haven’t ever spoken […]

Today; A Day.

At the end of the day. There is You. There is Him. And you are alone in this. Today. Today is subjective. Someone, somewhere, was born today; and someone else became a mother. Someone lived today; and someone else died. Someone fell in love today; and someone else’s heart was broken. Someone healed; and someone […]

Talking is OK

So.. Mental Health.. It’s a huge aspect of today’s society, making it acceptable to talk about that is. Most people in one way or another will have had some experience with mental health unfortunately some more than others. There are so many elements out there that it can be hard to understand.  I myself have had […]

My battle with anxiety one year on

IT’S been just over a year since I spoke openly about my anxiety and I wanted to let you all know that I am doing ok. In fact, I am doing wonderfully, and I couldn’t be more proud of how far I have come. I get asked all the time how I am coping and […]

How writing novels saved my life!

  I can’t write my journey with jokes, or in a light-heartedly way because my journey simply hasn’t been light-hearted and happy. In fact, it has been the complete opposite, it has been depressing and at times, life-threatening, but if things didn’t happen this way, I never would have found the one thing that has […]

How to live anxiety free….

My name is Andrew Pearce, I’m 27 years old and I used to experience general and social anxiety but I am now living anxiety free, which I’d like to clarify for you, as I do get questions about it. We are hard-wired with the fight/flight response, it is a part of our makeup as humans, […]

What it’s like to suffer with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

  I wanted to take an opportunity to shed some light on a mental illness that isn’t as common nor discussed as openly as the likes of anxiety and depression. For about 10 years now, I have struggled with what doctors originally diagnosed as depression and anxiety. I have been on six different types of […]

You are not alone…

When Heidi from hit92.9 asked me to write a piece about my story with Depression and Anxiety for her Website I did not think twice and immediately said yes. Mental Illness is a topic I feel so strongly about and think it should be spoken about a lot more. After I had my baby boy […]

The day MY dream came true, I sat with Robbie Williams and debriefed life!

Dreams really can come true… If you have always wanted to do something in life but you thought it was too big or too hard, then think again. I fulfilled a lifelong dream of mine this week and I couldn’t be more excited for how it went. In 2005, I saw Robbie Williams in concert […]