Being a military spouse can be isolating. Having anxiety can be isolating. Being a military spouse with anxiety is kind of the perfect storm of isolation. Making new and lasting friendships is difficult when you are hard wired to keep everyone from getting close to you. Having a spouse with a demanding operations job is also … Continue reading Military Spouse: Anxiety and Isolation
There have been many current events over the last year that have been anxiety inducing for me. It took a few therapy sessions and lots of introspection to get to the core issue. Events like what happened in Charlottesville this past week are inexcusable and awful, but they don’t affect me personally as a white … Continue reading Hatred and Anxiety
Anxiety and depression began around puberty for me, at least that’s the first time I remember having symptoms of both. The abusive home environment I lived in was no doubt the catalyst for my mental health issues, and it is what solidified those problems so they would just grow and become more complex over the … Continue reading True or False: Only Perfection is Worthy?
Just because you can’t see a persons struggle doesn’t mean it’s not there. Just because you can see a persons struggle doesn’t mean you get to judge them for it. All of us have something we are working through. Some issue, or vice, or unhealthy habit, or irrational tendency that has a negative affect on … Continue reading Judgements and Ego