In my household, gun control is always a sensitive subject. Democrats outnumber republican ideals here, so whenever someone says, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people,” that argument doesn’t go far, especially with my mother who always play devil’s advocate. And no one can argue against mother because our household runs on logic. And mother … Continue reading Yet Another Mass Shooting/Gun Control Post
Last summer I worked as a camp counselor. The first day of camp, a bird somehow got into the room. Birds are strange because they can find their way into somewhere but can’t seem to find their way out. We couldn’t just turn off the lights and let it find its way out because there’s … Continue reading Flight
It's no secret that I suffer from social anxiety and depression. Normal social interactions? Don't think so. So things like small talk, hugs, eye contact, critiques, all that, uncomfortable is an understatement. So when certain interactions don't make me uncomfortable but makes you uncomfortable, then you should reevaluate your life. Imagine, if you will, you … Continue reading No, I don’t Understand…
My dog keeps staring at me. Probably because my laptop is currently resting on an empty pizza box. There was an earthquake a few days ago. I think the first one for California of 2018. It reminded me that we're due for a huge one in a few years and that brought up the residual … Continue reading No Good Deed?
I would never consider myself a popular person at work or in general. Because I’m not. It’s a mixture of having an unpleasant personality but mostly because I’m not a sociable person which tends to put off people. Today, though, someone asked me for advice. Advice on how I manage my anxiety. Apparently, she, too, … Continue reading Anxiety Advisor
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