I have been self-harming for about two months now and yesterday my dad came in while I was cleaning my teeth and he saw my arms but didn’t say anything. I think my mum knows as well but has also said nothing, and I know she thinks self-harm is always attention-seeking. How can I get help when they will just ignore the fact I need it?
So the other day I got called out of class and sent home to isolate after someone I sit near tested positive for Rona. I'm so upset and I don't know why. Since it happened I can't stop crying and I feel really freaked out by it. How can I stop being such an idiot? I bet no one else is reacting like this?!
How do you get rid of anxiety when it flares up? We so often feel like all we need is a bit of reassurance - but what when that only helps short term? And what when you KNOW your anxiety is irrational - but that doesn't make it go away? In this second part of our series all about ANXIETY, Kate explains why its all about the right kind of reassurance, and shares three tips for getting rid of an anxiety flare.