Exposure Isn’t Always Great

Exposure therapy is a really difficult thing to do on your own. It can very easily become too much – and too much of something is really just that.

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Your Normal Is My Scary: 4 – A Walk

This month, in my series where I challenge myself to do ‘normal’ things that are scary to me, I go for a walk. Not just any walk: a walk without headphones.

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Dissociation & Distance

For the past few weeks I’ve been struggling with dissociation – a symptom where I feel like I’m only very shallowly engaging with the world.

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Driving, Trauma and Limitations

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There are a lot of things that my anxiety means I can’t do – and it turns out driving might be one of them. Let’s talk about trauma, limits, and necessity.

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What to do when meditation is hard

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I’ve been practicing meditation for a couple of months, but with my recent relapse it’s become incredibly unpleasant. Here’s how, and why I’m still trying.

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Why ‘Why’ Matters

For a bit of background for this, you might want to read my most recent Patreon post. I have a problem – and the problem is, I still live every day of my life as if I need to desperately prove that I am worthy of existence. This fear of being unworthy doesn’t come from […]

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Anxiety Attacks & Aftermaths

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Some cold callers came to my house this morning. Well, at least a week ago by the time you’re reading this. I’m still not convinced that they were legitimate. I know the sort of information you need about a person to commit fraud, and a lot of their questions were leaning that way. Things like […]

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