Stories

You are not alone.

A story is the gateway to believing that a new reality is possible.

There’s nothing more powerful than feeling understood & relating to another person’s experience. It rids us of shame & loneliness and provides us with a blueprint of what’s possible.

Since our inception in mid 2017, Heart On My Sleeve has shared hundreds of stories across the world which have inspired help seeking behaviour toward a more positive state of mental health.

Stories we tell on our podcast

Charted at #1 on iTunes in the Health Category on iTunes. Explore the invisible hardship of people who live to tell their story of meaning, purpose & resilience.

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Social media stories from people all around the world

Stories shared as part of the #heartonmysleeve movement. Click on each person to read their story.

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    “I might not have the most obvious example of mental health issues, but I made it through a pretty hard decade of my life. Juggling the demands of a fast-moving career with pregnancy, finding out my precious Mum had been diagnosed with an…

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    According to LinkedIn, my post about returning to work after my year-long menta…

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    I’ve had health anxiety for as long as I can remember. At age seven, I’d assume migraines were brain tumours. From my intense studying of medical encyclopaedias, I knew all of the symptoms.

    Fami…

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    For much of the initial weeks of trying to manage th…

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    At the best of times I would describe my mental health as “the dance battle that takes place between the guy in the yellow suit and the guy in the black suit in the film clip for She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals”.

    In “th…

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    I was diagnosed with general anxiety disorder five years ago. Since then, I’ve tried almost everything to deal with it. Lexapro. Yoga. Meditation. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. I’ve always believe…

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