When I scheduled for my classes last Spring, a particular class caught my eye - it was a class focused on Disability and how it is treated by all levels of society. I thought this was a really interesting subject, especially because I have disabilities which I experience every day in my life. I thought… Continue reading This is an Emergency: The Subtle Brainwashing of College Students
Just over a week ago, I said goodbye to one of my little Guinea Pigs for the last time. Pickett had been mysteriously losing weight over the course of a few weeks, and when I took her into the vet, they did an x-ray and found that she had a tumor spreading through her chest… Continue reading Goodbye Pickett! The Extraordinary Life of a Guinea Pig and Her Owner
Hello Everyone! Sorry but this post is going to be a little shorter than usual. I wanted to give you all a life update during this crazy "end of quarantine" time. I went golfing today for the first time in over a year. It seems weird that I am making this such a big deal… Continue reading A Short Life Update from Maria
We all know how hard it can be to stay happy during this time. It's hard to think of the bright side of things when we are faced with so much disappoint. Personally I have been struggling to focus on the good instead of the bad. So many plans have been canceled and so many… Continue reading 6 Musicals That Will Bring Joy into Your Life
Hello everyone! I have been meaning to do a book review for a long time now, but I can't decide which one to talk about. So I'm going to discuss a couple of things in this post and hopefully book reviews will become a monthly post for me. First off I want to talk about… Continue reading Falling in Love with Reading Again
The world has changed. One could argue that the world is always changing - but it is impossible to ignore how drastically everything has changed for everyone in just a few months. And now that we are starting to re-emerge from our shelter-in-place lives, there are so many questions that need to be answered. I… Continue reading The New Normal: Anxiety and Adjusting to a Brave New World
Sometimes it can be difficult for a person to seek help when they have a mental health issue, and the reasons vary: they may feel pressure from their friends and family to not seek help, they may see the issue as taboo, they might not feel that they need to seek help, just to name… Continue reading Mental Illness: An Issue of Faith?
Hello everyone! I hope you are all staying safe and healthy. I'm not going to lie it's been a strange few days for me here in quarantine and they haven't been the best. These last few days I have been dealing with stomach cramps at night and now I have been batting a headache all… Continue reading Uphill Battle: My Struggles With Weight Loss
I would be lying to all of you if I said I haven't been staring at a blank blog post for the past 2 hours. The tab on my computer has been open for about 4 hours now, and I have done everything in my power to avoid writing. Now don't get me wrong, it's… Continue reading Writing and All It’s Struggles
Moms are one of the most important figures in a person's life - which is why we take a day out of every year to celebrate them. And because moms are probably waaaaaaay too busy to read a lengthy blog post, here is a short commemoration of the things moms mean to us. On mother's… Continue reading A Mother’s Day Message to the Imperfect Mom
Hi everyone! As we go into another workweek, the Anxious Introvert is here to offer some tips on how to set up your thoughts so that you are productive, organized, and at ease. Below are four habits that will help you maintain your mental sanity and maybe, you'll find they help you function better a… Continue reading 4 Habits to Help You Organize Your Mind
Now, more than ever, is the time love others.
Hi friends! I hope that you all had a lovely Easter Sunday and that you are doing well! We all know how hard it is to stay motivated and productive, even more so during quarantine. Life at home can be chaotic, especially with many people under one roof. We all have to learn how to… Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Motivated While Working from Home
Hello everyone! I hope this message finds you in good spirits this Easter Sunday, and I hope that even in these trying times, we are still reminded of the message of hope that this day brings. For me, this is definitely one of the strangest Easter Sundays of my life. So many things are up… Continue reading An Easter Message from the Anxious Introvert
Self-isolation looks different for everyone. Some of us are grouped with our families; by now, we're probably all sick of each other and desperately want to take shelter in a good coffee shop. Some of us are completely alone, and would give just about anything to get out and see our friends. Whatever your situation,… Continue reading 4 Ways to Self – Entertain: a Self-Isolation Survival Guide
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Hello friends! Most of you reading this have probably been affected by the Coronavirus in some way - and although many of us may never actually catch the disease (God willing!) that doesn't mean that these coming weeks are going to be easy. The Anxious Introvert is here to offer hope to you in these… Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Mentally Well During Quarantine
It's that time of year where college kids everywhere are graduating, picking careers, and moving on with their lives. All around me, people are accomplishing their dreams and moving into fields of work they've been preparing for thier entire school careers. There's a lot of success happening right now - and for me, quite frankly,… Continue reading The Effect of Lockdown on My Sense of Urgency
I do not want to write this post. I DO NOT WANT TO WRITE THIS POST. I. DO NOT. WANT. TO WRITE. THIS POST. PERIOD. As I sat down to write this post, this was the only thing going through my mind. Don't get me wrong - I absolutely love writing. But some days, I… Continue reading A Short Post on Productivity – For Those Who REALLY Don’t Want to Do Anything Today