Each attempt to fix my anxiety only unearthed more problems… but it IS possible to get anxiety under control.
[this article was originally written for Puttylike] Have you ever entered the doldrums? Not the literal doldrums—the tedious places at sea where winds are few and sailors struggled to escape. I mean those times in life when nothing at all feels interesting. During these times, I listlessly ignore that stack of books waiting to be […]
[this article was originally written for Puttylike] During my regular comedy talk about anxiety there’s an important moment: the first time I mention my experience of suicidality. A hush usually falls on the room, in sharp contrast to the earlier laughter. After a few seconds, I puncture the tension with a simple acknowledgement: “Cheery, this […]
I want the answer. The one, single answer which will solve all my problems.
My anxiety sometimes manifests as health anxiety, and that’s taken me to some unexpected places.
I sometimes felt like my life isn’t worth living.