The Physical Symptoms of Anxiety

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”

Some New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthy 2018

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”

What Does “High Functioning” Mean?

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?”

Some Days I Don’t Want To Leave My Apartment

… 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”