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… Continue reading 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.… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading 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… Continue reading My 5 Rules When Moving with Anxiety and Depression
Rejections are difficult for most people. It comes and messes up your viewpoint of your life and self-worth. When you have anxiety and/or depression, rejection can come down a little bit harder. It can set you back a little bit more. Dig the hole you are already in a little bit deeper. It tears at… Continue reading How to Handle Rejection When You Have Anxiety & Depression
Last week I talked about my journey to self-love. How it can look a little different than what others might expect and how self-love looks for me with anxiety and depression always being there. I have an issue with remembering this at times. My biggest issue is allowing myself to take up space. Last year,… Continue reading On To Discovering My Self-Worth
I have certain triggers in my life for when they occur it is hard for me to handle. No matter how many times I try to move past it or not let it affect me, I still feel stung all the way to my core. I feel frustrated and annoyed - having someone that irks… Continue reading Getting Rid of Toxic People
This is a picture of me during my hike of Mount Katahdin. You can see me smiling and looking happy. And I was at this specific moment. What this picture doesn't show is that I was crying twenty minutes before because of a lost friendship and feeling like I couldn't do anything right. It doesn't… Continue reading Pictures Don’t Show it All