Tag: Anxiety

Death Anxiety and the Truth About Santa Claus

I had a couple of things in mind to write about today. I decided to go for the thing that gave me a good, long week of anxiety though. It gave me a full-fledged panic attack at one stage as well. It’s a vulnerability but I’ve always found that breaking down the source of anxiety […]

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Finding Your Mental Health Routine

It’d have been strange to see me galloping along the roads in the past. It probably still is a strange sight in fairness. Quite often I’ve remarked at how boring I find running to be, how pointless it feels, how painstaking it is. I’ve never enjoyed it, even though a lot of my friends and […]

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There’s a Grand Stretch, Isn’t There?

I haven’t spent this much time outside in years. I run now, I do some work in the yard, I do work-outs out the back while the dog interrupts with requests for me to throw the ball. The wind would still rip through you, but by God, that sun is lovely when it’s out. I […]

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You Should Talk About the Things You Don’t Want to Talk About

Sometimes I won’t be able to properly understand something until I talk about it out loud. You gain something from saying things out loud. This can be as simple as finding a typo you missed by reading out loud, or as complex as understanding the cause of how you feel about a certain situation. Thinking […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Make a New Year’s Resolution

Every day between Christmas and New Year’s feels like a Sunday. Sundays are grand yokes but they also come with a gentle anxiety about the week ahead. It’s irritating but usually, not unmanageable. Now imagine a week of Sundays that don’t just lead up to a new week but to a brand new year. The […]

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Learning to Think Carefully

Be careful with your thoughts. We’re never taught how to think carefully. It’s not an easy thing to teach and it’s even harder to understand what it means to think carefully. Reckless thinking can get you into a world of trouble and potentially turn you from a nice person into a shit one. There’s a […]

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