"It's sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age." ~ Amanda Seyfried I'm nowhere near as anxious now as I was for the first, oo, maybe thirty years of my life; when I was walking around with a permanent knot of fear in my stomach… Continue reading 5 Lies My Anxiety Told Me
“A diamond doesn't start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I'm that diamond.” ~ Solange Nicole So I've been out of work, suffering with severe depression and anxiety, and basically living like a hermit since November last year. But over the past few weeks I've… Continue reading How to Project an Air of Confidence You Don’t Really Feel
"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." ~ George Washington I've been trying to counsel quite a few people lately whose problems fundamentally stem from the fact that they have crippling low self-esteem. This tends to make them obsess about what… Continue reading I’m Not Confident So Much As A Control Freak
“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Gautama Buddha I've felt very lost for the last… Continue reading Can You List 10 Things You Like About Yourself?
"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounding yourself with ass holes." ~ William Gibson You should especially make sure that you are not surrounded by ass holes if a doctor has already diagnosed you with depression. Until you identify them they… Continue reading It’s Not Me, It’s You