Browsing Tag: Anxiety

The Meanings we attach.

I’ve been doing an extensive amount of psychology work recently researching the varying perspectives on debates from aggression to gender. It sparked a thought when I realized me and a new friend of mine, Katelyn, both place mental health and illness meanings to mountains. It made me consider the vast amount of people that exist […]

Lonely in a crowded room.

But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying. – The Fault in our Stars I thought of this quote as I began this blog post, reminded of the scene just before I began typing. It felt rather poignant to the term lonely too. Loneliness is […]

My Future: Holding on to Hope.

Looking to the future, with hope… Foolish, naive, idiotic. Optimistic, hopeful, determined. I don’t know which collective of adjectives is best suited to describe my dreams as an anxiety-fueled 19-year-old with nearly four years of fight under her belt. 4 therapists down the line. and multiple combinations and doses of medication trialed and tested. I regularly […]

Relapse.

RECOVERY IS NOT LINEAR. It is drilled into me. I have always known that my journey to tomorrow shall not be a straight forward one. I have even faced relapse and picked myself back up again finding the strength to push once more. However, even with all that, I didn’t think I would be back here. […]

Déjà Vu.

When people talk about deja vu and that feeling of going back in time suddenly not being present in the now but watching the past evolve for a split second I never really understood. As we face similar moments in our lives but nothing is inherently the same as something that happened days or years […]