Mental Health Awareness Week: 'My Camera Helped Me Beat Anxiety'

Mental Health Awareness Week: 'My Camera Helped Me Beat Anxiety'

We all know how it feels to be anxious - exams, asking someone out, job interviews can all stir up momentary butterflies and blind panic. But anxiety can be an overwhelming and debilitating problem, crippling a person's ability to function day to day. During Mental Health Awareness Week, one man describes how he beat his anxiety by forcing himself to photograph complete strangers. John Mannell had always been the "shy kid in the corner". He didn't particularly like talking in front of big groups of people, but was happy that way. Seven years ago, John finished university, moved into his...

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