The last ten years have been massively transforming for me, and I know I’m not alone. A lot can change in ten years, especially when you’re finishing off the decade in your early-to-mid twenties. At 22, the last ten years of my life were illustrated by constant change: becoming a teenager, graduating into adulthood —… Read More a decade of change
Having anxiety is like a whole other mind-fuck that decides to creep up on you whenever, wherever. With my return to school, and everything else going on in my life, I’ve been experiencing this more often and it’s been seriously affecting me. I’m so, so happy, but there are times when my mind begins to… Read More living with anxiety
I’ve always been pretty open about my personal struggle with mental illness on this blog. From discussing my issues with anxiety and opening up about my depression, I’ve never kept my mental illnesses much of a secret. I’ve done this for a reason.
Yesterday, July 20th, Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington, was found dead in his apartment. Cited as suicide, the 41-year-old musician hanged himself and was discovered around 9 AM. He left behind a career, six children, and a wife. He left behind millions of fans (my social media was full of tributes all day). Personally, I… Read More Suicide Isn’t Selfish
I suppose I’ve always been an anxious person, but I didn’t truly realize it until years after some of my most anxiety-filled times. The cliché of being anxious has always been in the forefront of my mind so, for most of my teenage years, I refused to believe I struggled with it. After all, I didn’t… Read More My Struggle with Anxiety