I used to think I have two places from which I see the world: one is my eyes, and the other one is on a plan which is parallel to my eyes’ one, but behind it. When I am looking through my eyes, I feel more vulnerable; when I am looking through my “second setRead more
Today I feel like I can’t take it anymore. Depression is hitting hard, anxiety and panic are pretty quiet. I never thought I would say it, but I miss anxiety and panic now. At least they made me feel alive. I still saw a light at the end of the tunnel. I felt that evenRead more
Sometimes it gets really hard for people suffering from mental illness to explain what we are going through, even to the people who matter the most in our life. It can be because we are afraid of not being understood, or being judged, or we just can’t find the right words.Read more
It’s eating me alive. I have no more strength to fight back. My stomach is empty, and yet I can’t eat. I’m so tired, but I can’t sleep. I don’t have anything to do during my day, but I can’t focus on anything. I don’t know what I like. I don’t know what I wantRead more
What are the symptoms of panic attacks? Panic attacks show both physical and emotional symptoms. Among the physical symptoms there are shortness of breath, racing heartbeat, tingling of arms and legs, shaking, sweating, dizziness, sensation of choking, nausea. The main emotional symptoms are fear that you are about to die or lose control, fear ofRead more
Two years ago I spent six months in Germany on an exchange program. I had so much fun. It was amazing to finally live on my own. I bought my own food, I went to parties, I could stay out as much as I wanted ’cause nobody was expecting me for dinner, I finally becameRead more
Namaste! I'm Mariachiara, a 25-year-old who always carries a pen and a notebook in her bag. I write, drink tea, do yoga, and find myself over and over again.