Tell All Tuesday #7

Does anyone else ever feel like there is not enough time in the day to do all of the things a functioning human should do?  For example: you wake up, brush your teeth, wash your face, do skincare (can’t forget the sunscreen), take vitamins, make and eat breakfast/coffee, go to work for 8-9 hours, eatContinue reading “Tell All Tuesday #7”

Tell All Tuesday #5

Why does mental health have to be such a “bad” topic? Why am I bad, attention-seeking person when I speak about my mental health but I’m also weak if I don’t talk about it? Why is it appropriate to go behind someone’s back and say they’re lying about their mental health? I can’t tell youContinue reading “Tell All Tuesday #5”

Timeline

The internal, mental timeline  That my anxiety has set for me  Never fails to make me feel behind. Behind in education Watching my peers get accepted  Into grad programs  Into research positions  Into dream jobs Reaching their future goals they always talked about  I am genuinely happy for them,  But that little voice in myContinue reading “Timeline”

Perspective

This week I started a new job after months of applying with no hope. This pandemic has not only claimed lives, but their livelihoods as well. So, when I was presented with this opportunity, I was over the moon excited to accept it. I feel as though most people believe that school teaches you everythingContinue reading “Perspective”

Anxiety

Inhale.  The emotions  Come crashing over like waves  The doubts  The lack of control  The insecurities   Making me slowly lose my breath The air leaves my lungs Exhale.  I pull myself back together  Slowly, purposefully Counting to 10  Relaxing my racing mind Collecting my pieces  Putting them back together Before doing it all again Continue reading “Anxiety”