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Sunday Book Club: My Absolute Darling

Before book club, I want to spend a little time talking about mental illness.  I drive ALOT. Almost constantly in the evenings.  I was sick of listening to the radio, and then I discovered podcasts.  I did the popular ones, including and particularly Serial, and then I found The Hilarious World of Depression.  This podcast has completely… Continue reading Sunday Book Club: My Absolute Darling

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Sunday Book Club: American Gods

Well, obviously, I missed last week.  Lots of things have been happening, most of which have been out of my control.  Life has become hectic and messy, which causes me to be sort of at loose ends.  I’ve discovered, however, that my mental sharpness and health is heavily dependent on my environment. If my house… Continue reading Sunday Book Club: American Gods

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Alone in a Room Full of People

I spent the weekend at a dance camp for my young daughter. She was in classes most of the day, so I spent my time with many, many of the moms. I only know very few of them, so I was already in a situation that would cause my social anxiety to flair up. (I… Continue reading Alone in a Room Full of People

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Why is everyone staring at me? Anxiety and Paranoia

Again, these are my own experiences.  I am not a medical professional. Part of having any anxiety issues is the paranoia that comes with it.  I don’t mean “the government is watching” or “someone is out to get me” paranoia.  This is more of a worry-based paranoia. If I walk into a party and people… Continue reading Why is everyone staring at me? Anxiety and Paranoia