You live inside your skin tone, your mental health situation, your flawed family. “Like Johnny and Moira, we don’t need to be stigmatized or made to feel less than fully human when we’re up a creek without a paddle.”
Cooped up inside, hiding from the sunless winter (tundra sometimes included), you may be asking yourself, “What does a girl who kayaks and bikes for sanity do in the winter?” The answer: “Lots of things.”
Create a link between writing and healing. Journaling allows you to ask questions for self-inquiry and growth. “Writing creates a physical release. It benefits wellbeing, lowers blood pressure, improves sleep, decreases doctor’s visits, boosts memory, and increases self-awareness.”
Whether it be the result of a big presentation, an important exam, or even a small task, anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes. It may feel overpowering at times, but you can conquer it.