One of my biggest triggers with my anxiety and depression is becoming overwhelmed or being reminded of everything that I am not. Both of these are pretty common in my life. Being aware of these triggers in only the first step and they can easily influence each other. Everything I Am Not: Past Relationship I… Read More Let’s Take a Look at My Anxiety Triggers
I have a confession: I am lost. I’m not sure how I am supposed to feel about anything. I am not sure how I should tackle anything. Sometimes I feel like I am just making everything up as I go along. The twenties are supposed to be a decade of being lost, confused, and filled… Read More I’m Lost. I’m Scared. And it’s Okay.
I have to admit: I judge people. I don’t hold people to my judgments, but I do it. I think most people do. It’s human nature. First Impressions. Clothes. Outward attitude. It’s hard not to. You would think that my anxiety and depression would make it a little bit easier to have empathy for others.… Read More Why I’m Done Judging Others
So this afternoon I’m leaving on a jet plane to go out west for two and half weeks. I’ll be hiking, rock climbing, relaxing and drinking some brews. I’m not bringing my computer and probably won’t have access to internet most of the time anyway, so I probably won’t be writing blog posts. I’m sure… Read More Two and a Half Week Adventure- Follow me on Instagram to keep up!
This past week I finished graduate school. I presented my thesis and had the recognition ceremony. When I first went to graduate school, I had a tough time. I ended a treacherous relationship and moved to a new state with a roommate I didn’t know well. It was a strange time. I was lost and… Read More When One Chapter Ends: Handling the Anxiety
This week marks an end to a period in my life: graduate school. On Friday (hopefully), I will be graduating from my program. I still need to complete my presentation (an hour long) on Thursday. It’s an exciting time. Completing this degree will give me a sense of accomplishment. It will be giving me something… Read More Celebrating My Progress – Moving Past the Struggles of the Past
Tomorrow I’m moving back home. After almost two years of living on my own, I’m moving back home. I’m finishing graduate school next week which is great, obviously. Then a week after that I’m going on a trip out west. I’m looking forward to that, but I’m nervous about coming home. I do not have… Read More My 5 Rules When Moving with Anxiety and Depression