Anxiety Sneaks Up on Me

It’s rare for me to have an anxiety or OCD crisis nowadays. I see my therapist regularly. I have a medication regime that on the whole is working. I have changed a lot of things in my life to support my mental health. All of these things keep me fairly on an even keel. However, … Continue reading Anxiety Sneaks Up on Me

Looking Forward to My New Work Future

Why Changing Careers Fills Me With Relief One thing that I didn’t expect to feel after deciding to leave my program was relief and lightness. I thought I would feel regret and sadness, and I did and I do. But I also feel joy that all the things I worried about my program and my … Continue reading Looking Forward to My New Work Future

How I Am Practicing Doing Good Enough and Nothing More

I’ve been procrastinating writing this for a while. I finished my comprehensive exams and then orally defended them this past Friday. And not only was I exhausted, but my anxiety was at a peak as long with everything that came with it. I wrote six essays around fifteen double spaced pages each. Only one shorter … Continue reading How I Am Practicing Doing Good Enough and Nothing More