I’m An Introvert, But I’m Not Shy

I feel like, when people talk about being introverted, people assume they’re saying they’re shy. Generally it’s the girl with a hoodie and glasses on, reading a book in the corner, hiding from people. She doesn’t like to interact with others and is the quiet one in class who never says anything.

That, my friends, is one version of introversion, but I’m here to tell you that there are a whole lot of us that are the opposite. Continue reading “I’m An Introvert, But I’m Not Shy”

5 Ways I Deal with My Anxiety

I was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder seven years ago. I had my first boyfriend, I was a freshman in college, and my mother was going through her first round of cancer. Plus, anxiety and mental illness runs in my family. Unsurprisingly, anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States with a whopping 18% of the adult population being diagnosed.

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