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

Social Commentary

Lives Are At Stake: What You Say Or Don’t Say Matters. 

Monday through Friday, when I get to work I say hello and good morning to my supervisors. I then follow-up on emails and any messages. When 9:10 rolls around, I’m usually sitting at the desk with a brief window of free time. I take this time to read the news. For the past few weeks,… Continue reading Lives Are At Stake: What You Say Or Don’t Say Matters. 

Adventures of Shy Girl · Personal

Fighting Through The Work Week | Adventures Of Shy Girl

There’s something about this week that makes it feel like it’s lasting forever. After having the Fourth of July off, I came back to work on Tuesday. You would think that because of the three day weekend, the following days would go by fast. You’d be wrong though. The week is dragging. I spent all… Continue reading Fighting Through The Work Week | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Adventures of Shy Girl · Personal

Getting From Point A To Point B | Adventures Of Shy Girl

A good chunk of graduates end up working in a different field from the one they studied in college. I’ve known this for a while. It’s a fact that has been thrown at me a fair amount. What I’ve never had were examples of that in my life, until this past year. When I started… Continue reading Getting From Point A To Point B | Adventures Of Shy Girl