High Functioning Anxiety 6

Normally I don't post so late, but alas, school has been occupying most of my thoughts. This week didn't start out very well... I taught my first lesson as a TA in a master's level addictions course. I felt the all too familiar all-consuming dread, heart pounding, feeling flushed, mouth dry, head ache, etc before [...]

High Functioning Anxiety 4

Wednesday again? It scares me how fast time goes. My 29th birthday is tomorrow... I actually remember a dark point in my life where I decided for myself that if I wasn't happy by the time I was 30, I would end my life. I think I defined happy more so in terms of having [...]

High Functioning Anxiety 3

It's Wednesday. Blargh. Really don't feel like blogging today. I don't feel like doing much of anything. I'm overwhelmed. Taking three classes Teaching one (TA) Supervising masters level therapists Running a personal growth group Have a graduate assistantship Should be trying to make plans for my dissertation Should be turning my master's thesis into an [...]

High Functioning Anxiety 2

Honestly, I almost forgot that I committed myself to posting every Wednesday (at least). I didn't really have a set topic in mind for today. My semester technically starts tomorrow and I am already overwhelmed. I have found myself waking up at night with my chest hurting, and I need to get my sleeping schedule [...]

High Functioning Anxiety

I've been wanting to start a series of either blog posts or vlogs about high functioning anxiety and my experience with it for a while, but haven't really had the time, courage, or both. This series will document my own thoughts and journey I suppose, and also hopefully reach other people with anxiety, because I [...]