I make no secret of it, but I suffer from bad mental health as well as bad physical health. It can come out looking really bad, it can come out looking selfish and uncaring, flakey and over-sensitive; and so much more.

It affects my life management, all the way from elements of my hygiene to my sleep, to my eating, to my sleeping and almost every other aspect of my life.

It puts you in such a negative spin that it feels the world is insurmountable and all your issues are the worst in the world. It even makes you realize how pathetic you're being over certain things, which just makes things worst.

The following is a guide on things to look out for, and a few ways of explaining things - along with my natural flair and take on the front end programming languages to show off a little bit more on what I can do - so someone can pay me money to do some work.

Link to this:

I know sometimes I can appear...

There are a few ways of explaining how it feels, to live with this, every day.

Limited Resourse Theory (#Spoonie)

This is the theory that those with invisible illnesses such as mental health, have a limited pot - and events throughout the day take from it.

Traffic Light Theory

Traffic Lights to explain what you can do that day.


Signs to look out for, for those who are in need for help.

  • No Sleep
  • Irritablity
  • Shyness
  • Self Doubt
  • Blank Crying
  • Bad Life Management

What is Limited Resource Theory (#Spoonie)

Spoon Theory was started by a blog post about a school kid with an invisible illness

Her friend asked her what it was like to be ill, so she replied "I get tired, i'm in a lot of pain..."

No, what is it really like?

So the school kid rushed around the lunchtime canteen they were in, and picked up all the cutlery she could find. Let's call it 25 pieces to make it easier to explain. She handed the cutlery to her friend and said "What is it you do every day?"

"Errm, go school?"

The ill kid pushed on "No, really, what is it you do?"

"I wake up, get out of bed, and brush my teeth" said the friend, and with that, the sick friend took a spoon.

"I then do my morning yoga."

Two spoons

And so on until 3/4 of the day was done and there was no cutlery left

You now need a nap to get more spoons back

"But I don't have time !"

"OK, you can borrow a spoon from tomorrow, but it means tomorow you'll have less spoons to do your daily stuff with

And that is how Limited Resource Theory (#Spoonie) was created.

A Healthy Person need an average of Points to get through today. This is added up by how much energy different items take me, wjen i'm perfectly fine. They average Points.

UnHealthy People need an average of Points per item, and need before they need a rest.

So based on this guessimate, this is how many naps/rests are needed between healthy people and entjal Jealtj % for someone with mental health issues to go about their day. The numbers are made up bassed up on my personal experiance; it's completely anidoctal; but most people with mental health problems have similar sorts of issues when it comes to facing the day.

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