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
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
Anxiety may never leave your life, but it doesn't have to control it.
The life of an anxious introvert is tough. Over-analyzing often works to sabotage relationships before they even begin. We are sensitive, highly perceptive people who respond better to close friendships in controlled situations, than, say, a party or a large gathering. Classes are for education, not socialization. And did you just say you want me… Continue reading The Anxious Introvert’s Guide to Making Friends