[this article was originally written for Puttylike] They’re building something over the road. For months, piles of earth have appeared and disappeared, punctuating my days with clanking and drilling and the beeping of huge machines reversing. It might sound like I’m about to complain, but I’m delighted. At the time of writing, it has been […]
” This is one of those books that I’m sure will stay with me for a while, if not for the rest of my life. There’s just something so unique and real about it and I just felt very connected to the themes it presented. ” – review The day has finally arrived – my […]
It’s time for the (very irregular) roundup of a few of the more interesting things I’ve come across on the internet lately:
My anxiety sometimes manifests as health anxiety, and that’s taken me to some unexpected places.
This post was originally written for tinybuddha.com. You can find the original post here It’s 2004, and I awake in a student college in Melbourne, Australia. This comes as no surprise, because, at the time, I lived there. I groggily stagger to the shared bathroom on my floor, to perform my morning washing routine. There’s […]
A claustrophobic attack, an unwrapped birthday present, and a cheesy idea to annoy my inner critic. Do we “have everything we need”?
There once was a virus who fell in love with its host. It drifted around in their bloodstream, dreamily content with its lot in life. Every moment was a joy. It was physically joined with its true love, and it had never wanted anything more. One day, after a spate of joyous multiplying, the virus […]
Falling a long way while strapped to a German teaches us a lot about hiding anxiety. There’s no shame in being anxious, and no need to keep anxiety secret.
How an encounter with a terrifying ant sort-of helps to explain what anxiety is.
And what does it look like in real life?