Moody Monday: Back to black, social anxiety vs narcissism

It's been nice taking a break from mental health for a little while. I've long been obsessed with the topic, especially after being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder in 2012. Beyond that, psychology is simply fascinating isn't it? Why do we silly humans do some of the stuff we do--at times amazing, at times deplorable.

Moody Mondays: Flashbacks and brain patterns

The other night I had a dream.... well, maybe it was more of a nightmare. Somehow I had transported myself back to a time several years ago. It was one of those old circumstances... some kind of social or work situation... and I briefly felt like I used to feel... surrounded by all these mean, … Continue reading Moody Mondays: Flashbacks and brain patterns

Memo at midnight: Anxiety… spoils all the fun!

“Get Nervous” is a song by Pat Benatar that is all about anxiety. I listened to it for the first time when I was like 12 or something and even though I liked the song I didn’t know anything about what the word anxiety actually meant. I wish I still didn’t. Even all the way … Continue reading Memo at midnight: Anxiety… spoils all the fun!

5 things to try when you feel lonely

At certain points in my life, mostly when I was a lot younger, I experienced frequent bouts of intense loneliness. I also felt a tremendous amount of shame for my own loneliness. Why couldn't I be happy and social like everyone else my age? What was wrong with me? It took me a long time … Continue reading 5 things to try when you feel lonely