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If you are helping a loved one who is suffering with anxiety, it can be tough to know how to support or what words to say. You will be doing your best to support them, and that is great. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the rate of anxiety among LGBTQ+ community is approximately 2 times higher than those of straight or gender conforming counterparts. That said, anxiety does… Read More

I used to hate everything about myself, face, body and personality. I used to analyse those women I saw on TV and in magazines, wondering why their legs didn’t have cellulite like mine? Or how their faces were so flawless. Why couldn’t mine be like that? If someone said I look beautiful, I would say “are you taking the piss” or “you should see me without my face paint [make up] on”…. Read More

May is mental awareness month in many parts of the world and I would like to bring you a selection of Mental Health Blogs 2019. The Mental Health Foundation, an organisation that is helping people to understand and sustain their mental health, is hosting Mental Health Awareness Week from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019. My blog is a little over a year old and for a while now I have… Read More

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I recently came out about my mental health on LinkedIn. I held back from doing this through fear or prejudice or discrimination: my career has helped with my recovery. You can read the full post here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/talking-saves-lives-sarah-hudson-/ If you have struggled to come out about mental health in your career, then I would love to know your thoughts – please leave a comment below. Love & peace Sarah 🙂

Present day: I think I have visited 82 countries.[…]