I was going to write a post, but I got distracted by this video of a husky. As the saying goes: Sorry, not sorry.
Numerous times, people say to jump into conversations. It’s easy, so I’m told. But most conversers don’t realize that jumping into conversations for someone with social anxiety is the equivalent of a person being expected to attend and win the world Double Dutch championships without even knowing what a jump rope is. Yes, I can … Continue reading The Social Olympics
There are two kinds of people in the world: -People who enjoy New Year jokes -Soulless fiends
A few years ago, when I first started working with preschoolers, I got sick about a month into it. Head felt like someone shoved it in a pressure cooker, body temperature rose while I clung to the thickest blanket I had, vomiting, blurriness, stiff neck. Overall, I felt like I had sunk to the bottom … Continue reading Work
Bad day. Just a bad day.
The lingering nausea at the back of the throat. It knows nothing’s been done nor will anything happen. It knows the future has plateaued and this is the highest success will reach. So it clings, laughing and reminding you that you’ve done nothing.
Have you ever gone to a party super hungry? You get there and the food is set out, crisp, beautiful, undisturbed. You haven't eaten in days and want so much to dive into those appetizers. But we all know what happens to the person who eats the food too soon. Shame, mockery, rage, people exclaiming, … Continue reading Harassment: Why Now?