Reflecting on loneliness one year into the pandemic

As the somber one-year anniversary of lockdowns related to COVID-19 rolled around this week, I couldn’t help but reflect on this crazy year…and I started to feel down on myself. Really, I should just be grateful to have survived the year. But of course, I couldn’t help but dwell on the fact that I didn’tContinue reading “Reflecting on loneliness one year into the pandemic”

Why we need to talk more about high functioning anxiety

The term “high functioning anxiety” clicked immediately for me when I first heard it. According to Very Well Mind, high functioning anxiety, while not a recognized diagnosis, is a term used to describe people who live with anxiety but are able to function reasonably well in various parts of their life. While you might thinkContinue reading “Why we need to talk more about high functioning anxiety”