Welcome back, lovely friends! This week The Anxious Introvert is doing something special. We've put together a unique look into the worlds of Introverts and Extroverts, with the hope that we can answer some of the questions and debunk some of the myths surrounding different personality types and how they get along. Our resident Introvert… Continue reading Introverts and Extroverts: Two Sides of the Same Coin
There is a common example used to describe the differences between 'optimists' and 'pessimists': we have a glass of water, and we describe the glass as either half empty or half full. You know the one. And while this is a charming way to examine one's default way of thinking, I personally think that it's… Continue reading “This Is Not Okay”: The Lie of Toxic Optimism
The world is still ending - or at least that's how it feels. When I sit down to write these weekly updates, I try to do it when I'm not in a funk - I don't like flooding the internet with my own depressive monologues and I certainly don't like to show when I'm not… Continue reading The Anxious Introvert Has an Existential Crisis
One of the questions I get the most is, "how can I help my friend with [mental illness] when I can't be physically close to them?" And I get it - as someone who deals with depression and anxiety on a daily basis, this is a tough one. Especially since one of my top ways… Continue reading 3 Ways You Can Support Your Loved Ones While In Self-Isolation
You can still be close with your loved ones - even while social distancing!