Stress and anxiety go together like peanut butter and chocolate

I can feel it. It kneads my insides. I feel it in my rapid heart beat and the way my skin feels stretched over my face as if there were not enough to go around. The pimples give it away as well, huge gashes on my face that I have made in the ever futileContinue reading “Stress and anxiety go together like peanut butter and chocolate”

Reason Why I Didn’t Sleep Last Night

And no, it wasn’t an interesting reason. I will give you one word: COMMUTE. There I said it. I am nervous as hell. I start a new job today, and this job entails a commute of probably 30- 45 minutes each way. Am I worried about my first day on the job? Heck no. ThatContinue reading “Reason Why I Didn’t Sleep Last Night”

Time: if you can’t beat it, join it?

I just read this book called The New Policeman by Kate Thompson. It is a children’s novel that speaks about our modern plague: the chronic lack of time. In the story, a mother asks for some time for her birthday- not the special, one off, vacation kind, but the everyday, run of the mill timeContinue reading “Time: if you can’t beat it, join it?”

Know thyself…and then run to the bathroom

They say that the three most stressful things in our cushy middle class existence is marriage, moving and buying a house. (Who’s “they”, I hear certain friends asking? I don’t know, they! the faceless, cliché spouting masses, okay?) Well, I would like to add to that the deadly threesome, the diabolic trinity of moving twoContinue reading “Know thyself…and then run to the bathroom”