Tag Archives: Stress

Empty

Sometimes I feel like there is a void inside of me. I try and fill this void with “likes”, pretty selfies, or constant communication with friends. When I am home with nothing to do, the void gapes at me with … Continue reading

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´╗┐Working Through Anxiety

I’ve been feeling pretty anxious lately. What helps me personally is writing lists. Can you relate? 

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Write It Out

When I’m really stressed out, I tend to wake up in the middle of the night. I’ve tried different strategies to fall asleep, but I think writing has been most helpful. My anxiety has the ability to make the most … Continue reading

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Strength Training

According to Google, the definition of strength is: the quality or state of being strong, in particular. But that doesn’t even begin to cover it. Someone can be strong – physically, emotionally, or mentally. Being able to do pushups, forgive … Continue reading

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Processing Loss

I took a Human Stress class this quarter, and one of the things we talked about was the 5 Myths of Coping with Loss. One that particularly stood out to me was the idea that it is necessary to work … Continue reading

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Sleeping

  Damn dog. Unwillingly, I crack my eyelids open and stumble out of bed to let her out. It’s 2:00 AM. I shouldn’t be awake at 2:00 AM. But that isn’t the only time I woke up last night. I … Continue reading

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Ground Me

Things have been crazy lately. All I can do lately is cry and think about the men and relationships I’ve lost. My family has been driving me up a wall, my birthday is coming up, and I’m on my period. … Continue reading

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