I’m Guarded, and I Hate it

Yesterday was the last day of school for a few weeks. I went out with all my coworkers. They call themselves family because that is what they are to each other. They are close. They are connected. Then there’s me. Still slightly on the outside. It’s not their fault. It is really mine. I don’t… Continue reading I’m Guarded, and I Hate it

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Why I’m Done Judging Others

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

No One Chooses Me Because I’m the Worst

It’s a weird feeling when you are climbing a mountain and all of the sudden you have the urge to cry. Not because you are climbing a mountain, though your legs and feet were hurting are adequate reasons, but because of something, you held inside for a while. Things I have been trying to be… Continue reading No One Chooses Me Because I’m the Worst

5 Tips for Maintaining Friendships While Struggling with Anxiety and Depression

I have anxiety and depression, which can sometimes make friendships difficult. I can cause issues when there are none. I can have high moments of anxiety which cause me to lash out. I can be selfish at times when it feels like my anxiety and depression are taking control. I can get lost in my… Continue reading 5 Tips for Maintaining Friendships While Struggling with Anxiety and Depression

I Can’t Care Anymore

I recently decided that I can’t care anymore. I swear it’s not as bad as it sounds. As you might know, I struggle with anxiety and depression. I am doing better now and have recently learned how to control myself slightly more than in the past. I have lost people who were close to me… Continue reading I Can’t Care Anymore