Crowds and Christmas

An interesting insight into anxiety and depression from my sister-in-law to be.

Marbles & Bottle caps

It’s that time of the year again – Christmas.

Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas and what it represents but what I really battle with are the crowds in the malls. The hustle and bustle of the malls, people just about running over each other, is a bit overbearing.

I was shopping for Christmas gifts with my parents yesterday and oh boy, was the mall busy. People everywhere with their trollies full of gifts and children running around all excited, yet I just can’t find it within me to have the excitement that everyone else feels and has. While walking in the mall, I kept rubbing my fingers in my palms and kept saying “It’s okay, you’ll be fine. Just breath and think of a song to calm you down” For some reason and I just can’t wrap my head around it.

I battle with crowds and its only really…

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