Trying to “Fix” Myself Through Trying to “Solve” My Insomnia

Part of my OCD is to look at things as problems that I need to solve. Sometimes this works in my favor and sometimes it works against me. I often believe that I am a problem to solve. If I can just find the right thing, activity, practice, or object, I often believe I will … Continue reading Trying to “Fix” Myself Through Trying to “Solve” My Insomnia

My Wonky Jaw: A Story of My Anxiety Working Overtime

Instead of the relief and relaxed feeling I was hoping to feel after I passed my comprehensive exams, I’m dealing with jaw problems. The day before my oral defense I woke up with a sore jaw on my right side. I was able to talk so I just chalked it up to grinding in my … Continue reading My Wonky Jaw: A Story of My Anxiety Working Overtime