• Society, anxiety and depression.

    I am man, hear me….. I say very little. I have spent the majority of my life living in real fear, a fear of communicating the constant, unrelenting pain that ravaged my soul until I was left with nothing but the darkness of depression.Society forbids me from talking about my pain. I am somehow seen as less of a man if I even whisper for someone’s help and for years, I complied with my captures and in doing so, generalized anxiety disorder infected my brain. I was held in solitary confinement by cultural expectations and whist at the same time being held hostage by the tournament of mental illness. Learn…

  • Is sugar as addictive as cocaine?

    This is a follow up of the previous post on “why you can’t just quit drug addiction ” feel free to check it out https://abbeyschronicles.com/2019/04/17/why-you-cant-just-quit-your-drug-addiction/ Sugar addiction is an emotional or psychological dependence on sugary food or drinks.- https://www.addictioncenter.com/drugs/sugar-addiction/ We all have a sweet tooth, well some more than others. This post is mainly going to address the issue of sugar addiction mostly among recovering addicts. As many addicts tend to substitute drugs or alcohol with sugar or sugary treats especially those recovering from heroine. While taking the step to get rid of a drug addiction is an incredibly brave one to take most people don’t realize that for all…

  • Book review : Anomaly by Derra Nicole Sabo

    General overview Pages : 89 Author :Derra Nicole Sabo This book had my attention right from the very first page and it’s sure to have yours as well. This is a great read for those going through different forms of mental health issues such as attention deficit disorder (ADD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety issues as well as depression. This is more than a mental health book, the author takes us on her own personal journey with mental health, dealing with her fears, relationships, family and even introduced us to the “monster inside her head”. This book is relatable in more ways than one as she takes us on her…

  • What happened after I shared my story of sexual abuse.

    Thanks to Jeremy for being brave enough to write this post for us and to raise awareness on issues of male sexual abuse. Feel free to reach out to him on twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/jak_jeremy I am a male survivor of longterm (10years) childhood sexual abuse. I am straight, 35 years old I disclosed publicly at 24. It was done on impulse when I saw the abuser at a public place with a young boy. Most straght male survivors of same-sex abuse don’t disclose for 25-30 years if at all. I know a few straght male survivors, all of the ones I know did not disclose until they were well established…