For years I’ve struggled with what I like to call “anxiety brain.” The part of your brain that goes from 0 to 100 without blinking. The part of your brain that immediately thinks the worst outcome for any situation, no matter how unrealistic that outcome may be. The part that tries to tell you the world is ending any time something seems off. I’ve had anxiety for as long as I can remember, and apparently even before I can remember. Over the last year or two, I’ve really started working hard on turning off “anxiety brain.” Today I’m sharing some of my secrets.
Happy Talkative Tuesday, blogisphere friends! In the world of mental health and mental illness there seem to be so many negative stigmas, misconceptions, and sometimes just lack of awareness. It has changed drastically over the years, but there’s still so much more work to go. Today I wanted to discuss a few of the misconceptions.
Today’s post I am drawing some inspiration from one of Ashley, aka Mental Health @ Home‘s post, which you can find here. In this post, she discusses the line between pessimism and realism. She defines optimism, pessimism, and realism; which made me think about where I fall in this lineup.
Happy Talkative Tuesday, blogisphere! I know, I know. I’m Office obsessed, but I can’t help it! Over the years I started seeing these “Buzzfeed” type articles on various conspiracy theories surrounding The Office, and while some I found to be completely reaching (I don’t think Jim wrote The Office), some I found to be funny and possibly accurate. So let’s have a chat about my favorite conspiracy theories surrounding The Office!
Hello everyone, and welcome to Therapeutic Thursday! I know I’ve shared my story of grief a few different times and in different ways between my blog and The Bipolar Writer Blog, but today I wanted to give an update on grief, how I’ve been dealing with and managing my grief, as well as talk about the Twitter sensation “the ball in the box.”