Sometimes when I talk to people about how my anxiety makes me think, they don’t quite get it. Thoughts are something that most people can control, and therefore, it’s hard for people to understand intrusive and self-destructive thought patterns that don’t just go away. I sometimes wonder if I’m alone in this, but when IContinue reading “The Physical Symptoms of Anxiety”
Hello strangers! So how silly is it to need a hiatus after starting a blog only a month ago? There has been quite a lot happening in my life that has made it difficult for me to focus on everything at once. Sometimes you just need to eliminate certain tasks until you’re in a betterContinue reading “Some New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthy 2018”
Man, this could be like an 8 part series. I may just have to Shane Dawson this. Let’s see how concise I can be (not my speciality). As a person living with anxiety and panic, I constantly worry about everything. This, for me, and I know for many others living with anxiety (but probably notContinue reading “Anxiety and Guilt”
You can’t judge a book by its cover. That tired cliche is tired for a reason; it’s true. Just like most things, mental illness is a spectrum. It affects anyone living with it in a different way. Some people are considered “high functioning,” which is a blessing and a curse. I would be considered aContinue reading “What Does “High Functioning” Mean?”
If I had a nickel for every time I was told I never relax, I’d be able to hire someone to relax for me. Seriously; I have the worst time relaxing, although I have to say I’ve improved quite a bit in the last year or so. I used to never be able to nap.Continue reading “My Personal Relaxation Aides”
… but most days, I do. I live in this very concentrated, very high intensity bubble of fear and paranoia. I couldn’t even count the amount of fears and intrusive, paranoid thoughts pop in my head on a daily basis if I tried. I couldn’t tell you how many different ways I imagine I mightContinue reading “Some Days I Don’t Want To Leave My Apartment”
Don’t be that person.
Here are my intentions with this blog. To create a safe space for people to learn about and talk about mental illness. To share my journey and what I’ve learned along the way with people who are open to learning about it. To find ways to laugh and smile through the seriousness of mental illness.Continue reading “My Intentions”
I don’t just talk to hear my own voice.