"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
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
Feeling discouraged? Don't give up yet!
I remember keenly during a job interview when my then-future boss asked me this question: "are you good at prioritizing your to-do list when you're under stress and have multiple things to complete?" I answered yes. I lied. I will admit to being a little bit of a perfectionist. I like things to be right,… Continue reading How to Be Productive Even When You're Feeling Overwhelmed