New look, same old me

So, what do we think of the new style? To be honest, I love this because 1) the titles of posts on the home page are much closer together and don't take forever to scroll through, and 2) I don't have to choose a new picture for each entry(which was a pain in my ass, … Continue reading New look, same old me

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Weekly Roundup 12.25.16

A few small things: These doodles that illustrate what life as an introvert is like. Emma Stone's take on managing anxiety. And finally, more puppies. (Merry Christmas and happy Hanukkah to those celebrating.)

Anxiously angry, and other emotions

One of the things I've had a lot of trouble understanding and articulating is how anxiety sparks other emotions. I've written before about the different types of anxiety I experience, but to be honest, each time it's a little different. Always at the root, though, is the anxiety. It's not an excuse for my fear … Continue reading Anxiously angry, and other emotions

Still, after all this time

You know what really gets to me? How after years of therapy and all the rest, anxiety still gets to be like Nope, I'm in charge now¬†and do whatever the fuck it wants until I calm down. I went to bed early last night because, even though I've been going to bed on time, teaching … Continue reading Still, after all this time

Weekly roundup 12.18.16

I've got lots of ideas for future posts kicking around the old noodle. For now, here are some things that were awesome this week: This article about how personality traits and mental illness are connected. It blew my mind. This article about anxiety sensitivity, which is essentially the same thing as a panic loop or … Continue reading Weekly roundup 12.18.16

Weekly Roundup 12.11.16

Heeeeeeey, I'm late posting this. Here's some cool stuff to make up for it: This kick-ass soup that I want to eat forever and ever. My first ever adult Christmas tree(read: taller than 1 ft) with this amazing Ron Swanson ornament. This article about reading, 'cause I read all the time.

On turning 30

Today is my 30th birthday. It feels big and small at the same time. On the one hand, it feels like just another year, and just because both numbers in my age have changed isn't really cause for a huge thing. On the other hand, it's nice to finally kiss my 20s goodbye. While there … Continue reading On turning 30