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My mental health story starts at the age of four with my older sister´s death – I went from a happy go lucky child to one who couldn´t bear for any objects in her bedroom to be touched. If I could just make everything in my room “perfect”, then I felt I had some sense of control and the... Read more
by: Courtney Lynn
As I walk toward the beach at 6am in a shared wetsuit carrying an eight foot long surfboard I can smell the salty air. I still have a bag with me, with my water bottle in it, a snack and some other things- you know, just in case . The past couple of months... Read more
‘Hi there! Tell me something about yourself?’
‘Hello, well I’m 32, I enjoy curling up under a warm blanket and reading, I adore cuddles with my dog, oh and I have Body Dysmorphia Disorder (BDD).’
Okay, so it doesn’t go quite like that but I often drop this into general... Read more
"The Tortured Artist", Part One.
I am a natural born creative. I fell out of my mother’s womb with a crayon in my hand. I love Art, and every aspect of creating a portrait. Each step has a buzz, a rewarding feeling. I am very lucky to actually earn from it. My talent has never let... Read more
Charlotte is the co-founder of a new non-profit organisation called Mad Millenials. Here she share's her experiences of OCD and why she is looking forward to future collaborations between Mad Millennials and OCD Action:
For as long as I can remember I have feared the worst... Read more