In my posts Uh Oh, Fear and My No-Medication Journey to Emotional Health and Well-Being, I briefly mentioned a program called Attacking Anxiety and Depression. When I wrote those posts, my assumption was that this program no longer exists, considering I used it 20-or-so years ago. Along with a workbook, it came with cassettes and … Continue reading Review: “Attacking Anxiety and Depression”
I feel it settling into my stomach. It's a very familiar churning. I've not had breakfast yet, so it could be that. But I also feel the little beginning of a pounding in my chest - the beginning of what might be a panic attack, if I still had those (I don't, thanks to an … Continue reading Uh Oh, Fear
I've missed the sound of rain and what it looks like when it's hitting my windshield and being wiped away and immediately reappearing. It's ironic that, all these years, my brain has never shut off. It's been so full. And yet, in answer to that fullness, I stuff it to the brim with news, music, … Continue reading The Sound of Rain
I'm home today, a surprise day off. I'm home because I'm self-employed and I've lost 2/3 of my clients for the "foreseeable future" because my clients are assisted living communities. Thank you COVID-19. I just came back from a one-week (very expensive) vacation. I went to work for a week and now my work has … Continue reading Yay. Sort of.
Response to Pointless Overthinking's Question of the Day – No. 508 "How often do you assume others think bad about you and how do those thoughts look like?" When I read this prompt, a torrent of emotions flowed into me. Do I assume others think bad about me? YES YES A THOUSAND TIMES YES. … Continue reading I Know What You’re Thinking: How I Became a Loner