Advice · Anxiety · Self reflection

My take: living with anxiety

  I’ve mentioned before that I have a social anxiety disorder. I’m not alone in the world. Approximately 15 million people over 18, or 6.8% of the United States, have been diagnosed with social anxiety disorder. If you look at all anxiety disorders, the statistic broadens to 40 million adults or 18% of Americans. And I… Continue reading My take: living with anxiety

Advice · Inspiration · Loss · Self reflection

On change, and things getting better

Back in my late teens and early twenties, I was quite judgmental in regards to other peoples pain and suffering. They don’t know what they’re talking about; I’d think. They have no idea what real stress or pain is. They have no idea how bad it can get, but I do. It took a few… Continue reading On change, and things getting better

College · Finances

Rebooting: starving student status accepted

On Monday, I met with my academic advisor for my degree focus. The good doctor was sweet as hell, and I think he took a liking to my attitude or my record–I’m not sure which. In any case, he guided me through several options for my academic career at UMKC and gave me a lot of… Continue reading Rebooting: starving student status accepted