Tag: anxiety

It’s a Trauma Itself, Really

This past Thanksgiving, cleaning turned out to be more of a chore than I expected.

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Saturday Share: Back on an Upswing

I told my therapist on Thursday that I’m having an upswing–feeling good, getting things done. She calls that “the And place.”

Thankful Thursday: Mental Health Help

You know what I’m really thankful for, lately? All of the mental health assistance I’ve received over the last month and a half. The last six weeks (and the last two weeks in particular) have honestly been kind of life-changing for me.

Saturday Share: Diagnoses and Other Things That Happened This Week

Well, the upswing was great while it lasted.

Learning to Live

I apologize for not sticking to my usual post schedule. I’m in a very strange mental/emotional place. I’m thinking a lot about my future; about where I want to go and what I need to do to get there, which path would be right…

What would it be? One-third life crisis?

It’s not a food post, but whatever. I’m having a lot of feelings right now and it’s my blog and I’ll do what I want! I’m writing this for queue at just after 5:30 on Thursday. So, when I say “today” I really mean…

Mercury Retrograde and Social Depression

I’m chalking the negative feelings I’m having towards some friends up to Mercury Retrograde and the fuckery it’s conducting with communication. I don’t usually “feel” Mercury Retrograde, because communication and decision making is always a nightmare for me (thanks, anxiety), but I’m feeling this…

Tips for Dealing with Unavoidable Anxiety

This post contains affiliate links. Please click here to read my disclosure policy. In a perfect world, everything would come with a trigger warning. Before you walked into that restaurant, there would be a sign saying, “You will be seated next to a family…

Overwhelmed

On Wednesday, I went to a Galentine’s party with a girl I met at church, Alex. I forced myself to go because I’m trying very hard to meet new people and step out of my comfort zone. It was definitely out of my comfort…

Stop Me if You've Heard This One…

Okay, so, an agnostic witch walks into a church… I’m sure everyone’s just dying to know how that went.

Short and Sweet Mental Health Update

Last week was pretty good to me, in terms of my depression and anxiety not being total a-holes. Part of that, I think, is that school has kept me busy. I haven’t really had time to dwell on the negative stuff. So, that’s good!…

It's like Russian Roulette, but without the sweet relief of death.

(Is that title too morbid? It’s, like, one in the morning as I write this, and I don’t always make the best decisions at one in the morning.) Here’s the million dollar question: Is this my rational mind talking, or the depression and/or anxiety?