Carol Townend

I am passionate about anything to do with mental health and the humanities. I have the basic certificate in humanities, gained with the OU.  I champion mental health with time to change. I am a future budding singer, and a writer elsewhere.

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Helping Someone with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
2 months ago
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is not an easy condition to live with, either for the sufferer or the family. When I have a Post Traumatic attack, the way in which I can react can be unpredictable, and...
Self-Image
2 months ago
Everywhere I go, people are always commenting on how I look, and that happens even if I have a day with no makeup, in pajamas, or dressed in my glad-rags. I don't have a problem with the person tellin...
Social Anxiety, My Experience
5 months ago
Social Anxiety and PTSD I went out recently with family. I thought I was over my fear of crowds until we headed into town which was crowded. I was nervous, fearful, panicking, and shaking. Everytime I...
Dental Phobia
7 months ago
Dental phobia is more than just a fear of the dentist. I know, because I have to deal with it. I'm not talking about the mild anxiety that some feels when sitting in a hall to face an exam either. I'm...
How I Made Positive Changes to My Mental Health
7 months ago
When I was young, I spent all my time putting myself down, battling my thoughts and feelings, not giving self-confidence a second thought, and feeling I was not worth anything. This was a result of th...
We Must Stop Stigmatizing Mental Health
8 months ago
"She's mentally ill, therefore she is violent." Time and time again through my own long experience of mental health problems, and as a mental health champion, have I heard this. Yes, it is true, there...