Social Anxiety and Me

Starting a new job can be challenging for anyone but when mental illness is tossed into the mix, things can be even more difficult. I am about to start the fourth week at my new job which involves doing marketing for a local charity. Of course during my first week I was nervous, you never… Continue reading Social Anxiety and Me

Belittling Myself

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*This post is a combination of processing and asking for input from my fellow bloggers and readers.* Today my boss came up to me asking if we could have a chat. My heart sank a little bit thinking I was in trouble but I wasn’t. She brought up how I project my work to others,… Continue reading Belittling Myself

Encouraging Myself Before I Snap

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I’m having a very difficult day today. My anxiety levels are high while my depression is begging for me to crawl into bed where I can fall apart. Since my iPhone woke me up this morning I have wanted to go back to sleep. I considered not getting up, to call in sick so that… Continue reading Encouraging Myself Before I Snap

The Pressure to Succeed

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As the first day of the year comes to a close, I image myself on the edge of a cliff that is up high in the sky. I am able to look out at the setting sun, see birds soar through the air and clouds billow alongside them. Beyond that, it is all uncertainty. All… Continue reading The Pressure to Succeed