Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

How having a cat has helped me deal with anxiety | Mental Health

I have been thinking about this for a good while and I have come to the conclusion that having a cat (two, to be precise) has been a great help for my fragile mental health. I know most people would think it would more easily be dogs to offer this kind of... emotional support, as… Continue reading How having a cat has helped me deal with anxiety | Mental Health

Diary

As of March 2019: what have I been up to?

The first few months of 2019 have been especially stressful and challenging for me. As I mentioned in my previous post, university gave me one of the worst anxiety crisis I have ever had, leaving me exhausted, scared and disappointed. During these weeks, I have been trying really hard to get back up on my… Continue reading As of March 2019: what have I been up to?

Diary · Mental Health · The Anxiety Chronicles

Sometimes it is okay to give up | The Anxiety Chronicles

Someone once told me to pick my battles carefully, because sometimes it's better to be at peace with yourself than to win. I have been thinking about these words a lot these days. The past month my mental health has been at an all time low. I honestly don't remember my anxiety ever being this… Continue reading Sometimes it is okay to give up | The Anxiety Chronicles

Diary · Rituals

Cloud hunting & December sunsets | Diary #05

Yesterday was magical. I won't write much, because I want to include in the post as many photos as possible. At 3.30PM my mom suddenly asked me if I wanted to climb up the hill next to our house and go see the sunset from up there. It was a beautiful sunny day and we… Continue reading Cloud hunting & December sunsets | Diary #05

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December, alone time & tiny book fairs | Diary #04

December is here and it started in the best way for me. My parents were away for the weekend, and I was planning to just get a lot of sleep and lock myself up in my bedroom to study as much as I could while I was alone. However, I had a sort of breakdown… Continue reading December, alone time & tiny book fairs | Diary #04

Diary · The Anxiety Chronicles

The Anxiety Chronicles | Wisdom teeth nightmare part 1

Long story short: I have a phobia of doctors. And I need to get my wisdom teeth pulled out. I've known for almost one year, but life (& anxiety) has stopped me all this time. There's no urgency, from what my dentist said, but I still feel kind of dumb for avoiding it for so… Continue reading The Anxiety Chronicles | Wisdom teeth nightmare part 1