All my life, I've always said to myself, "oh, I'm just really emotional" or "I'm just a sensitive person", but as I've grown older, I have realized that all this time I've been experiencing anxiety. Yes, I am emotional and sensitive (which aren't bad things BTW), but that's not the reason I feel fear when I think about being apart from my fiancé for three months or why I start to panic when I'm in large groups of people. The reason behind those things is anxiety.Read More
Imagine walking down the street of your hometown. You might see a friend and say hello, or you might walk past a coffee shop that you like to study in and smell the coffee wafting out the open door. You see a dog and smile as you watch his tail wag as he pulls his owner down the sidewalk. You walk around the corner and run into someone you've never seen before. Your first instinct is to apologize and keep walking but that's not what they have in mind. You're suddenly being pulled into the shadows, your mouth is covered, you're helpless.Read More
I really didn't come into this semester with the thought, "I am going to create good habits this semester." It definitely wasn't one of my new years resolutions (I didn't have any). It just kind of happened. It's only the second week of the semester and maybe this is a little presumptuous to think that I'm actually creating good habits, but I think that noticing this about myself and being aware of what I'm doing will help me to keep up with these habits that I'm developing.Read More
I had been seeing post after post of all of the creatives on my Instagram feed choosing their "word of the year." I thought it seemed a little silly at first. How could you choose one word for your entire year? I figured it was just everyone's new "new years resolution." I definitely was not going to choose one for myself.
Then, I did.Read More