For me, managing anxiety involves a lot of trial and error. There are a number of coping mechanisms out there and I’ve experimented with many of them. In my experimentation, I’ve found slight success with some, greater success with others and no success at all with many. The thing is, there is no one-stop-shop solution … Continue reading A “Scientific” Approach To Managing My Anxiety
I have a friend who is a wonderful photographer. Like me, anxiety is a part of her everyday life, and recently, she's found an excellent medium with which to express that side of herself... Water. The photo above is one of hers, and the moment I saw it, it stopped me dead in my tracks. … Continue reading Anxiety: A New Level Of Understanding
I developed anxiety early in my life and I think I can Identify the situation in my childhood that set me on the course for this life-long journey.
When I was a kid in elementary school, the 1st grade class I was “randomly” placed in was a class full of problem children, and a tough teacher who used creative punishments to straighten them out. Even though I was always a good student – quiet, followed the rules, did all my homework – I … Continue reading The Power Of The People: How Who You Surround Yourself With Can Affect Your Life
Last year, I landed my first full time job working in an office 9-5... (and by 5, I mean 6). I’m a just over 2 months from reaching my 1-year anniversary with this company, and over the last 10 months or so, I’ve learned a lot about working behind the desk of the corporate world. … Continue reading The Corporate World is A Mess: 10 Things I Learned in My First Year of Office Work.
So I just updated my about me page, and as I was sitting here trying to think about what the heck to write, I realized that even though this is supposed to be a blog where I can be authentic, an about me page doesn’t really follow suit with the idea of authenticity. This is … Continue reading How to Write an About Me Page: Honesty is the Best Policy
I think one of the biggest personal challenges I face in life is my "all-over-the-placeness." Seriously. I'm a hot mess, I'm scatter brained, and I'm all over the place. Just try to read through my blog... you'll see. The problem is, there are sooooo many things that I want to do annnnnd, I'm a doer. … Continue reading Scattered Brained: When Being All Over The Place Makes Life Exhausting