Self-care Sunday ~ Social anxiety

Self-care Sunday ~ Social anxiety

Something that people don't really talk about is the issue of social anxiety, how it differs from other terms it gets confused with, and how much it can get in the way. What is social anxiety? The ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) defines social anxiety as "intense anxiety or fear of being judged, [...]

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Dissociation means to "dissociate from the world" by losing consciousness. It involves detachment from one's feelings and entire reality. Dissociation is an involuntary, instinctual, survival response conditioned in early childhood as a way of responding to trauma. Those who frequently dissociate are likely to have a personality disorder due to a serotonin deficiency. During a [...]

Speak Now

Speak Now

I could always dance in front of a crowd I could always sing to them so loud But I always seem to shut down When I try to speak I can speak with my body, my face, my eyes I can speak with laughter, speak with smiles I can write out the words, so swiftly [...]