Stop Caring About Your Thoughts

In the short-term, anyway. It’ll save you a lot of time. Why Do We Care So Much About the Content of Our Minds? If you find yourself spending a lot of time thinking, reflecting on that thinking, and then being frustrated at yourself because you’ve determined the thinking is “bad,” this post is for you.Continue reading “Stop Caring About Your Thoughts”

Living Deliberately Despite Anxiety

If Depression is a narcotic, Anxiety is a stimulant—Anxiety is a neural cocktail of cocaine and ecstasy, panic attacks an overdose. By “living deliberately,” I mean purposely doing less than you think you should do but, as a result, getting more effectively done. I mean being picky about what you spend your time on, doingContinue reading “Living Deliberately Despite Anxiety”

You Change When You Stop Wanting to

When we physically or mentally list out our flaws, we feel productive. This is because, in every other facet of life, recognizing problems is the only way you can begin to combat them. We feel like if we understand every little thing we want to change about our selves, we can create a plan toContinue reading “You Change When You Stop Wanting to”

Rising Above Your Brain’s Chatter

This post is gonna be about something I’ve noticed about the way I think—something I imagine many other people can relate to. “Paradox” Paradox is an intimidating word, but this is the definition: The last definition is the most simple, so that’s what I’m gonna go with. So how do our thoughts follow a patternContinue reading “Rising Above Your Brain’s Chatter”

Showing My Personal Journal to Strangers

As I try to make abundantly clear since I love it so much, I write in a journal every day. And I also don’t mind opening up to anyone about my mental health, because it is from experience that I believe we really all have a lot more in common than we expect we do.Continue reading “Showing My Personal Journal to Strangers”

Living in Spite of Yourself

Sometimes it makes sense to take revenge on your past self. Here’s what I mean by that: many people with anxiety issues have troubled relationships with themselves, of all different levels of severity. A lack of confidence and a weak self-esteem can make it near impossible to solve the issues we want most to solveContinue reading “Living in Spite of Yourself”