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A Red Government: my post-election battle plan

Like many others, I was shocked to my core early Wednesday morning when Hillary conceded the election to Trump as the country went red. I invited my boyfriend, L, over Tuesday night to hang out and see “which tumor we’ll get–benign or malignant.” What started out as a somewhat fun, relaxed evening turned into something… Continue reading A Red Government: my post-election battle plan

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