Why Good Advice Might Be Bad Advice (and vice versa)

[post status: a little rough, but there’s something useful buried in here!] Here’s some advice you might hear if you’re dealing with anxiety: “It doesn’t matter WHY you’re struggling, accept the feelings and focus instead on the present” Sounds great. But, then, so does this: “we should confront and heal our past traumas so they […]

How I Accidentally Had an Endoscopy, Or: Anxiety & Me

This post contains excerpts from the early chapters of Walking on Custard.  Mistakes were made. Original Photo © d26b73, striatic on Flickr. Worrying has always been my primary way of dealing with the world. And for most of my life, I thought this was normal. (Except for when I got worried that I was worrying […]