What to do with me when I’m anxious: a guide for partners and loved ones

My sister sent me this a few weeks back, which I'm sure many of you have seen by now. I love that this woman made a list of ways that her partner can help her deal with her panic attacks. I made one of these for myself a long time ago, but it got me … Continue reading What to do with me when I’m anxious: a guide for partners and loved ones

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Everything all the time

The dude and I were on one of our walks the other day, just kind of talking through future stuff and next steps. In the course of our conversation, I realized that there's no single place where you can go to get¬†everything you might need for anxiety resources; I might be wrong, but I feel … Continue reading Everything all the time

On saying yes

I mentioned before that saying yes can often be really hard for me. Even after working for years at a summer camp where that was part of my job requirement(seriously), I still struggle with it. Sometimes it can be incredibly difficult to give up even a little bit of control, and this can be especially … Continue reading On saying yes

okay, so, here’s what happened:

GUYS. You know how sometimes you have a question about something but google doesn't quite cover it and it's maybe a thing your friends don't know much about or a combination of the two? THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT. Seriously, though. My sister and the dude** have built this AMAZING app called okayso where you … Continue reading okay, so, here’s what happened:

What I’ve learned from Lenny

We're nearing the end of the school year, and I've got to be honest: I am SO ready. I've been ready since November. This year has been incredibly difficult, and while I'm proud of myself for managing anxiety throughout, I'm ready for a break. This shit is hard, guys, and I'm working really hard to … Continue reading What I’ve learned from Lenny

Lenny, or: my relationship with anxiety

As you guys know, I've been struggling with anxiety for decades now. In the course of my journey with anxiety, I think pretty much every verb under the sun could have been used to describe my relationship to it. At one time or another, I have interacted with anxiety in the following ways(this is by … Continue reading Lenny, or: my relationship with anxiety

An Update!

Friends. Hello. It has been ages, and I'm sorry. It's been crazy go nuts up in here. To everyone who's been reading for a while, hang tight. I promise you I'll have some breathing room soon and be able to write to my little heart's content. To everyone who has just started reading recently, this … Continue reading An Update!