Tag Archive: anxiety

The Last Year.

This year has been a weird and rather tragic one. We had to say goodbye to beloved people like Carrie Fisher, Alan Rickman, Gene Wilder, George Micheal, and Prince; the US election was… Continue reading

Random thoughts on depression and mental health.

Having some sort of predictability in a schedule is something that I really miss. As a freelancer, my schedule is almost always all over the place and while I understand that work and… Continue reading

‘Other people have it worse’ and other terrible things said to people with depression and anxiety.

I have depression and anxiety. Being able to say that phrase was incredibly difficult for me at first because I didn’t want to admit that there was something wrong with me. I didn’t… Continue reading

My Depression is Always Present.

Having depression and anxiety has dramatically shaped my life because I’ve struggled with both for almost as long as I can remember. Looking back on my life with a better understanding of mental… Continue reading

My own limitations and faults as a white person.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about my own whiteness, complicity in oppressive systems, and desire to be seen as the perfect ally. I’m obsessed with being seen as a good white person and I… Continue reading

My Own Self.

There are so many things that depression and anxiety has changed about my life and it took years for me to fully realize this.  I’ve lost friends, missed out on parties and events,… Continue reading

Living through and supporting suicide attempt survivors.

(tw: suicide) Buzzfeed recently released a video of four suicide attempt survivors talking about their lives leading up to the attempt and how they’ve coped since. (tw: suicide and rape)

Anxiety as a haunted house.

I write about anxiety a lot because it’s something that I regularly deal with. It’s something that I face alone, a haunted house that I live in day after day. It lives in my… Continue reading

In My Shoes: Anxiety.

Anxiety is a monster that grabs you in the night it possesses your life, controls how you feel, eat, think. All that is good about you is gone all of your faults fill… Continue reading

Gaslighting.

During one semester at my alma mater, I was involved in a student movement on my campus that called for more inclusive policies from the administration in relation to LGBTQ+ identities. For those… Continue reading