I was always told That bad things occurred in threes. I have become accustomed to Assuming this trend will repeat itself. Walking on eggshells Anticipating the worst outcome Holding my breath I wait for the other shoe to drop Cascading bad things upon me.
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”