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
Jada WIlliams sat at her desk with her eyes fixed on the computer screen in front of her, fingers resting on the keyboard, breath catching in her throat. Suddenly, her back and shoulders tensed up in that all too familiar way, and her head jerked from side to side. The room around her blurred as … Continue reading Scars
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.
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
There are several apparent correlations with rises in anxiety and depression in today's world.