Category: anxiety

Being a Writer

As I said I was going to do, I quit school, cut back on volunteer obligations and have shifted all my focus on being a writer. As some of you may recall, I made those decisions based on feedback from both my pdoc and my therapist. I was struggling in school and due to some […]

The Truth About Anxiety

I try very hard to not be political on this blog, however, there was a statement made yesterday by Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky that is impossible to ignore. I will try and make this post about the man and his comments, but that may be difficult since he’s a likely candidate for President in […]

Anxiety and Fear

As many of you know, I took a rare mini vacation from my blog last week. I was overwhelmed. I’ve posted several times recently about the difficulty I’ve had lately trying to maintain balance in my life. I’m still struggling. At both my therapist and my pdoc suggested, I eliminated most of the obligations in […]

Neurotic People Prefer Inaction

A recent study published in the April edition of The Journal of Personality suggests that people who are neurotic avoid making decisions that can improve their lives and accomplish their goals. Why do they avoid these decisions? Well, based on the study, they don’t accomplish acting towards their goals because they don’t want to. or […]

Journaling for Mental Health

I’m excited to introduce one of my favorite bloggers, WIL, of Write Into The Light, who accepted my request to be a guest blogger today. I ran into the bedroom and slammed the door behind me; falling to the bed, I screamed into my pillow. He’s being unreasonable! He doesn’t understand. I can’t take this […]

My Second Life

In case you haven’t heard, Second Life is an online virtual world populated by millions of people across the globe. In the Second Life world you can be almost anyone you want to be, do almost anything you want to do, and have almost anything you want to have. Check out yesterday’s article to get […]

Procrastination, Lazy or Depression?

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. ~Don Marquis The sooner I fall behind, the more time I have to catch up. ~Unknown One of the greatest labor-saving inventions of today is tomorrow. ~Vincent T. Foss Procrastination always gives you something to look forward to. ~Joan Konner Procrastination is defined as the act […]

Bathtub Anxiety

Please don’t judge, but I have one struggle that I deal with every day – taking a shower. Go ahead and say it, “Gross!” I must stress that I don’t have ablutophobia, which is the fear of showering. I have no fear, in the traditional sense, but I do hyperventilate a little before getting in […]

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