Anxiety · Social Commentary

Anxiety, the Stomach and…Mice?

Hello, Recent research has made interesting discoveries when it comes to linking anxiety and depression to the happenings in a person’s stomach. This is an excerpt from medicaldaily.com: They examined two groups of mice — one with normal, healthy gut bacteria and another that had no gut bacteria. Mice in each group were exposed to… Continue reading Anxiety, the Stomach and…Mice?

Anxiety · Release the Restraints Wednesday · Social Commentary

“Someone Has it Worse Than You.” | Release the Restraints Wednesday

Hello, (I apologize in advance, this is not a poem. It is however a very important topic that I’m very passionate about.) I spend a lot of time on the computer and whether you attribute that to laziness is up to you, though, you’d be wrong. As I’m on the internet and several different social… Continue reading “Someone Has it Worse Than You.” | Release the Restraints Wednesday

Adventures of Shy Girl · Anxiety · Personal

Choices and Questions and Affirmations | Part Two | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Hello, Being on anxiety medication was never supposed to be a permanent solution. When I first went to the doctor, my intention was to only be on it for a few months, what I thought would be long enough to get settled in at college. I never expected to have as much anxiety as I… Continue reading Choices and Questions and Affirmations | Part Two | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Adventures of Shy Girl · Anxiety · Personal

Choices and Questions and Affirmations | Part One | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Hello, I’m a special kind of human because although I can make decisions, I’m also incredibly indecisive. Which, I guess, in a way is being completely indecisive because I can’t even decide if I’m decisive or not. Small decisions like what flavor ice cream to buy and what to have for lunch, to larger decisions… Continue reading Choices and Questions and Affirmations | Part One | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Literary · Release the Restraints Wednesday

One | Release the Restraints Wednesday

Hello, I’ve always wanted to write a series of poems that are all connected somehow. With help from my best friend A.C. I’ve decided that I want to write a series of poems based on the numbers 1-10. I realized that lately I’ve been embarking on very difficult journeys all by myself, it’s something that… Continue reading One | Release the Restraints Wednesday

Anxiety · Personal · Social Commentary

4 Reasons Why I Don’t Have A Driver’s License.

Hello, Getting a driver’s license is a huge step and it’s an accomplishment that usually signals the transformation from childhood into adulthood. Most people get them in high school and it’s a cause for celebration. For me though, the whole ordeal is a cause for panic and anxiety. As I’m growing older, the pressure is building for… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why I Don’t Have A Driver’s License.

Anxiety · Personal · Social Commentary

Frantic Thoughts

Hello, My head is just about the most gigantic mess you can imagine. I can’t keep anything straight, I’m unsure about everything, and I just don’t know anything anymore. Frantic – adj. – wild or distraught with fear, anxiety, or other emotion. I want to not be frantic. Everything I’ve been doing has been frantic, right… Continue reading Frantic Thoughts

Literary · Personal · Release the Restraints Wednesday

Untitled One | Release the Restraints Wednesday

Hello, The poem I have for you today isn’t new; I wrote it last fall as an assignment for my Intro to Creative Writing class. I wanted to post this one though because it was the first time I’ve ever truly played around with couplets. A couplet is a set of two lines that rhyme.… Continue reading Untitled One | Release the Restraints Wednesday