anxiety

The Stirrings of Anxiety

February 4, 2013

I find myself a little more emotionally tender lately than I would like. Simmering below the surface are fears and tears and (milder versions of) the dark thoughts I’ve worked so hard to conquer. I feel the edges of anxiety creeping up, up, up, and I’m having to actively fight a little more to push […]

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Treating My Depression & Anxiety, Part 2

June 6, 2012

So, where were we? (Part 1, if you missed it). Medication Can Help I had been fairly resistant to taking medication. Not because I think it’s bad, at all, but instead because it was one more way that I was judging myself and adding to my anxiety & depression. I basically tried to tell myself […]

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Treating My Depression & Anxiety, Part 1

June 5, 2012

It’s been a little over 3 months since I first got my anxiety/depression diagnosis, and I wanted to share how I’ve been doing. It feels strangely more indulgent to write this post than that one (and I’ll be honest, I’ve really shied away from writing about it at all lately), but I figured a few […]

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