Appreciating the Positives of My Anxiety

It’s easy to get stuck in a negative place when you have a mental illness. I am struggling right now to manage my anxiety.  I feel like my body and my brain are in a constant battle and I am powerless to control them. My physical and emotional symptoms clash and I feel panicked and … Continued

About Erin Hallett

Erin Hallett is a higher education professional living in London. Originally from Victoria, British Columbia she moved to London in 2015 to pursue her dream of an international career. Erin is passionate about writing and hopes to use her voice to raise awareness for mental health issues.


Learning To Talk About My Mental Health

I don’t know how to talk about my mental health. I can write about my mental health.  Writing makes me happy and I have always found comfort and escape in words.  I love the feeling of being stuck in my head, even if it’s not always the best place to be.  It’s conversation I find … Continued

About Erin Hallett

Erin Hallett is a higher education professional living in London. Originally from Victoria, British Columbia she moved to London in 2015 to pursue her dream of an international career. Erin is passionate about writing and hopes to use her voice to raise awareness for mental health issues.


Worried Sick – My Love Affair with Self-Diagnosis

Decades before I was diagnosed with anxiety, I was always being told to “stop worrying”.  I first remember feeling properly anxious when I self-diagnosed a headache as a brain tumour.  I was 11-years old and my mom correctly guessed that I probably just needed glasses. This incident triggered the start of my 30-year love affair … Continued

About Erin Hallett

Erin Hallett is a higher education professional living in London. Originally from Victoria, British Columbia she moved to London in 2015 to pursue her dream of an international career. Erin is passionate about writing and hopes to use her voice to raise awareness for mental health issues.