Work can be a really great thing. It keeps you busy, earns you money, and sometimes it is even enjoyable. Unfortunately, I have learned that working while dealing with an anxiety disorder can be... tough. Anxiety is normal. But many people do not realize that extreme internal anxiety can have very physical reactions: HeadachesAches and … Continue reading Working With Anxiety
I feel fine.I feel bored.I feel numb. I feel empty.I feel unsatisfied.I feel anxious.I feel doom.I feel alone.I feel sad.I feel depressed.I feel my arms and legs weighing me down.I feel frustrated.I feel angry.I feel my brain on fire.I feel death.I feel like giving up.I feel release.I feel tired.I feel weak.I feel weepy.I feel guilty.I … Continue reading “Today”
I've been feeling very overwhelmed with all of the changes and obstacles in my life these days, so I've decided that it is time to make a gratitude list. No matter how dreary life gets, I want to remember that there are always things to be grateful for. These are just a few of the … Continue reading Counting Blessings
For those of you who don't know, Weight Watchers has come out with a new program called Kurbo where children as young as 8 years old can download the app and start a weight-loss program. Obviously everyone will have their own opinion about this, and that's okay. But I just thought that I would share … Continue reading Weight Watching Children: My Experience
Growing up with emotional troubles often made me feel like I did not fit well into the Christian mold and fold. However, looking back on it, it was not at all my religious beliefs that made life more difficult. My faith makes things easier. It gives me hope and helps me to feel close … Continue reading A Troubled Christian Mind
I felt so good last week. For three days straight I was full of energy and feeling more positive than ever. I would go to work and school and then go home and do as much as I could. I painted, drew, planted, cleaned, shopped, cooked, and made lists. I felt like I had to … Continue reading The Bad Days Make the Good Days Sweeter
Over the past few years I have learned a lot of different things about myself. Therapy has helped me to accept and love many of the attributes that I have, but it has also helped me to see the things that I need to work on. One of the biggest things that I have struggled … Continue reading Life Lesson #1: You can never make everyone happy.