Millennial Stereotypes

On Not Living Up to Millennial Stereotypes

I don’t live up to a lot of Millennial stereotypes. I’m a college-educated twenty-something (a.k.a. “Millennial”) with a degree from an expensive four-year liberal arts institution, but I don’t live New York City, Washington D.C., San Francisco, or any of the other cool trendy cities that me and my compatriots supposedly flock to after college…

Anxiety and Relationships

Anxiety and Relationships

Anxiety and relationships are almost inseparable. You’re anxious about finding someone with whom to have a relationship. Then you’re anxious about if the person you found really wants to be in a relationship with you. Then you’re anxious when something goes wrong in the relationship. You’re anxious about the relationship ending. If the relationship does…

The Importance of Sadness

Have you seen Pixar’s Inside Out? If you haven’t, first of all: Second of all, you should. And thirdly, the big takeaway from the movie is one that really rings true with me–it’s that all emotions are valid. That includes sadness. If you’ve read this blog for more than 0.2 seconds, then you know that I am a…

The Big Anxiety Post

“Anxiety” is a word I’ve thrown around a lot in these parts. Like–a lot. I call myself “The Worrier” for Pete’s sake. (But also, who the eff is Pete anyways?) Sometimes I poke fun at myself because I recognize that I can be neurotic, paranoid, hypervigilant, etc. But despite my attempts at humor and flippancy,…