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,Continue reading “Self-care Sunday ~ Social anxiety”

Good date, bad date ~ a short story

A continuation of good day, bad day. Electra and Adonis were about to go out on a dinner date at a fancy Italian restaurant: Red Mane. It was her favorite place to eat, right by her apartment. She had only been there a few times with friends, but it was always a great experience. However,Continue reading “Good date, bad date ~ a short story”

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 aContinue reading “Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation”