Category: Anxiety Disorders

Isolation

I’m isolated. My loved ones hate it…but it’s my safe space, my air bubble. I reviewed my discharge paperwork following my hospitalization back in July and was pretty surprised to see “isolation” listed as one of the psychosocial factors of my admittance. I had been so caught up with everything else that I failed to ...

The Struggle of Finding “The Right” Therapist, How Many Therapists is Considered Too Many?

And now it’s 3:49am and my thoughts are racing. I’m in graduate school and I’m wondering if I could go to my school’s counseling center to see another therapist until I can get back in with my current. I should be able to just stick it out, right? Besides, I only had to push my ...

Do No Harm?

I am a strong advocate for therapy, ask any of my friends and family. At some point or another I have badgered all of them to give it a try, it really is for everyone! I have been in therapy on and off since high school; my longest continuous stretch with the same person being ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #14 – So You’re Still Not Taking Me Seriously? (w/ voice memo)

  I filed for unemployment insurance benefits earlier this month. I know I wasn’t laid off, but I resigned due to the health issues I was having. I figured it was worth a try. Besides…I do have legit documentation. Caller: Ma’am, I’m calling to verify a few things with your unemployment insurance claim. Do you mind ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #13 – The Day My Accommodations Were Compromised (Part 2)

So what exactly happened after I moved my office, again? What happened leading up to my resignation? What am I doing now?    So what exactly happened after I moved my office, again? Honest opinion? I loved the cosmetics of everything. I had a BIGGER office than my last one. Despite my hectic schedule, I had ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #12 – The Day My Accommodations Were Compromised

First off,  I need to tell you that I had to quit my job and it wasn’t a planned event. Now, I will tell you the story… I wrote about working with my accommodations after I went through the humiliating process of requesting them through Human Resources. I spoke about how I was able to perform better and ...

Part TWO of My Neurofeedback Documentary is Here!!!!

TRIGGER WARNING: If you are triggered by any the following topics: depression, anxiety and hopelessness or if you are sensitive to these specific topics, I encourage you to take a break from reading this blog post and reach out to someone you trust to process your feelings and thoughts. If you or someone you know is ...

Do You Know an Anxious Child? 5 Videos to Help Explain and Give Relief to Children With Anxiety

I was very anxious as a child. I didn’t realize how anxious I was until it was explained to me during my therapy sessions in adulthood. I wouldn’t have had a clue even IF someone had explained anxiety to me at that age. Gozenonline is a YouTube Channel that’s dedicated to educating children on what’s going ...

Tired of Talking

Originally posted on Don't mind me, I'm justanervousgirl.:
Today’s topic is yet another issue plaguing my psyche. I have so many mental frays that I wonder how is it that I’ve made it this far without turning into?a lunatic. By all appearances, I look normal. I’ve been told by others who know I…

Mental Struggles of a…

  Millennial…but what struggles could millennials POSSIBLY have this early in life?   I remember the night I decided to blog about the my struggles of dealing with mental illness. My husband sat me down to say, “Your ideas sound great, but are you sure that is the best thing for you right now? Are […]