Adventures of Shy Girl · Anxiety · Personal

Counseling: A Journey | Part Two | Adventures Of Shy Girl

At the end of last year, the counselor I had been seeing told me that she wouldn’t be returning in the fall. It couldn’t have come at a worse time, I thought. This coming year was going to be a year of change, choices, and challenges. I felt completely uncomfortable with the idea of starting… Continue reading Counseling: A Journey | Part Two | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Adventures of Shy Girl · Anxiety · Depression

Can’t Ignore It Any Longer | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Back in April, I went to my doctor because my anxiety medicine wasn’t working. Together we decided that the best solution was to increase the doses of the medicine I was already on. Since that increase I’ve been super stable. Possibly, the most stable I’ve ever been. Though the road definitely hasn’t been smooth like… Continue reading Can’t Ignore It Any Longer | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Anxiety · Depression

Twiddling My Fingers: Bored, Uninspired, and Annoyed

My mind usually swells with topics to write about.¬†Ideas usually speed towards me with such force that I lose a few of them and normally one captures my attention so fully that I just have to write about it. Lately, that hasn’t been happening and I feel like a bored, scolded child sitting in a… Continue reading Twiddling My Fingers: Bored, Uninspired, and Annoyed

Adventures of Shy Girl · Anxiety

Working The Phones | Adventures Of Shy Girl

At my job, I am a Student Technology Assistant. This means that my main job is sitting at the front desk helping walk-ins and answering the phone. I’m also an assistant to the professional staff. Luckily, this doesn’t mean that I get them coffee or do other tedious tasks. Being an assistant here means that… Continue reading Working The Phones | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Adventures of Shy Girl · Anxiety

Tricky Medicine | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Since being diagnosed with anxiety and depression I’ve been on medication. There have been several instances where I have taken myself off of the medicine to test the waters. My primary objective has always been to figure out the answer to this question: Do I need this medication in order to function normally? Every time,… Continue reading Tricky Medicine | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Anxiety · Personal

Counseling: A Journey | Adventures Of Shy Girl

I’ve been mulling over this post for a while because I want to get it right. It’s important to me that I’m open and honest about my anxiety, and this blog is something that has definitely been helpful. So let’s talk about counseling. My first experience with counseling was horrible. I had just started college… Continue reading Counseling: A Journey | Adventures Of Shy Girl