Most anxiety triggers evolve into a physical manifestation or a noticeable psychological response. You sweat, you are worried, your heart races…. If you have anxiety chances are you have experienced one or all of those symptoms. There are long term effects to anxiety that can impact you in unexpected ways. You might be having one… Continue reading HOW ANXIETY CAN AFFECT YOU IN UNEXPECTED WAYS
In this post I’m not going to get into any depth of what’s going on in America. This is how the events of this past week have effected my mental health. Please don’t leave any hateful comments. Keep this space safe and beautiful! These past few days have been weighing very heavy on my heart.… Continue reading Being Gentle with Myself
I wanted to preface this poem with a “trigger warning,” this is a poem I wrote about suicide and depression recently, at this time I am NOT depressed or suicidal. But, this poem could trigger those feelings, so please read only if you are in a safe place. This free-verse poem was written during a… Continue reading A Depression Poem – By J.E. Skye
Yes, it’s me again! There is a definite theme to my posts here on the Bi-Polar Writer blog and I assure you it’s not by design. It is the piece that I have created at the moment and as with most creators we write best and most, about things we know about. Having Anxiety can… Continue reading HOW ANXIETY CAN IMPACT YOUR CAREER
One of the greatest sources of Anxiety for many of us is money. I have been a finance professional for nearly 30 years and I have seen all sorts of shenanigans when it comes to investing and money. This post is an opinion, when taking any financial advice you should always do your diligence and… Continue reading TIME, MONEY & ANXIETY
What are they? Yes and No. It really doesn’t matter what language you speak, if you have anxiety we often go with “yes” because it relieves the immediate chance for stress. When someone is asking you something, when you say yes, you are giving them what they want. More often than not this means they… Continue reading If you suffer with Anxiety these two words are the most important in any language
Anxiety and Mental Health issues suck. I know that’s blunt but why not be direct? For me, my largest struggle is with intrusive thoughts. There are days when something happens and it triggers all sorts of “scenarios” in my mind. To the point where I find myself just hiding in bed, hiding online, hiding always… Continue reading WORK ANXIETY – WHAT TO DO IF YOU MAKE A MISTAKE.
“Money is the root of all evil” You’ve probably heard this saying many times in your life. In fact, it is a misquote from the bible. This passage, based on a letter from the Apostle Paul to a young pastor named Timothy says, “The LOVE of money is the root of all evil.” Without the… Continue reading If you have Anxiety you must talk about money.
I will be vague about the event in the sense that I will share an event that was troubling me a lot because of the negative feelings I was associating with this person. It was my feelings that were driving a wedge between myself and this person. What did detaching myself from the situation do for me? It gave me a chance to shift my perspective.
This past week I have doubted myself, felt sorry for myself, felt a level of self-loathing that was amazing, felt like giving up my dreams, and so much anger at what life was throwing at me. As if the universe owed me something for my past pain. I caught myself saying, why me. I felt a selfish twinge at every little slight. Do you know where that got me? Caught in a web of more pain that only made me more depressed at the end of each day.