A collection of posts related to generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and related topics
We need to begin this post with a pure truth: definitions describe; they do not prescribe. Some definitions are by their nature comparative. For example, I could describe myself as tall while context might dictate that I am average or even short. Other definitions are strict. When considering human sexuality, things exist on a spectrumContinue reading “Mental Health and Sexuality”
Not all panic attacks hit the same. I determined five distinct categories of panic attack that I use to relate my experience to those who are fortunate enough not to know the perils of these episodes. (One) – Is this panic or indigestion? While this is the most mild of the levels, it may alsoContinue reading “The Five (Unofficial) Levels of Panic Attack”
Trigger warning should be self evident here. For all that we do understand about death (it would be wrong to say we do not understand it at all – science does know a good deal), we are painfully ignorant about something every living organism faces. We have myriad explanations for it. Among my personal favouritesContinue reading “Death and Anxiety”
Each morning I would arrive at school, say the Pledge of Allegiance (which I had done my entire life and never questioned as bizarre or authoritarian). Sure, I loved living in the United States, but in retrospect it is weird that they asked me to pledge my allegiance every single day. Then the lessons began.Continue reading “A Brief History of the Millennial”
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