I am never going to ride a bike again - I knew that the moment I stepped into the emergency room. I was eleven years old, clutching a broken arm, and royally pissed off at my rotten luck. And I was right. After that accident, I never rode a bike again. Ever. For a while,… Continue reading Moving from Living a Life of Fear to Living a Life of Courage
"I'm going to disappear for a few days," I told my friends last Sunday, laying on the floor of my apartment. "I'm okay, I'm just going to disappear." For good reasons, I don't think they necessarily believed me. I was being a little dramatic that night and was quickly approaching an emotional meltdown. It had… Continue reading What Emotionally Brittleness Is, and Why It’s Important to Know How to Deal with It.
Recently on The Anxious Introvert's Facebook Page, I received quite a nasty comment from someone who considered my posts to be too emotional. She didn't want to hear about the Anxious Introverts of the world - perhaps emotional content left a bad taste in her mouth - and she was sure to let me know… Continue reading There’s Nothing Wrong With You: Living Everyday Life as an Empath
While it's good to have a place to drop your stuff, it's equally good to clean it out every now and again.
I am a shopping addict! I love new clothes. Just the thought of new clothes makes me giddy with joy. But while my enthusiasm for shopping has no end, my closet is, indeed, finite - a severe problem I run into almost every day. I have a lot of clothes, for sure, but, like a… Continue reading Declutter Your Life Part 1: The Closet