Tag Archives: mental health

I feel dead inside.

I’m going through one of those phases where I don’t feel anything except anxiety or nothingness. The anxiety isn’t the productive kind that has fueled most of my productivity in grad school; it’s the kind where all I can do … Continue reading

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Travel Anxiety Part 2: It’s happening…

So I leave for a week-long conference tomorrow morning, and I just now found out that my credit card has been de-activated. The reason is because I was supposed to receive a new credit card by now, but I haven’t, … Continue reading

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Travel anxiety

I always extra anxious both right before I’m about to travel somewhere and when I’m making the final booking arrangements for traveling (like booking nonrefundable plane tickets and such). Unfortunately, today is a day for both because I’m leaving for … Continue reading

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I need praise like I need oxygen

If I’m not continuously getting praised, I shrivel up and die.  I need to constantly be told that I’m doing a great job, that someone’s impressed with what I’m doing, that my work is of top-tier quality. And it’s not … Continue reading

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The Europe trip is here

The Europe trip that I am not going on. The one that has been giving me anxiety fueled by uncontrollable feelings of insecurity. It’s the eye of the hurricane right now. They’ll be gone by the time I get home … Continue reading

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My heart hurts

Last night, the person I had been dating for a few months (Lynette) now made it clear that she was no longer interested it me. While we definitely weren’t serious, and I had a feeling since day 1 that she … Continue reading

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Like a beautiful weeping willow, I am spreading my branches

I mentioned last week that I was trying some new things to kick-start myself out of my depression. It was slow-moving at first. I was just going through the motions without really feeling really feeling refreshed, and I felt like … Continue reading

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