Technology Causes Anxiety and Depression - Stop staring at the screen!

Technology, Anxiety, and Depression – Why I Loved Going without a Cell Phone for Two Months and Other Technology Fast Experiments

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I was minding my own business in the washroom of my hostel in Nice, France, listening to music from my phone and getting pumped up in the morning. I noticed that the sink was partially filled with water… no idea why my room mate left it like that. Maybe she had something soaking there? Either way, I turn around and …

Dealing With The Uncertainty Of Life And The Future

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You know what I HATE? The fact that at times I don’t know where I’m going, how to do certain things, how best to organize my time, how I’m going to make my money, how to change my mindset, how to stay present, how to be a good person, how to say no, what job I’m supposed to be doing, …

Anxiety or security - it causes fear. A girl is deciding what choice to make.

Why Do Fear And Anxiety Control My Life?

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Risk involves anxiety, and anxiety may come up with many choices that we make in life. But when you let your anxiety and fears dictate those choices you become a slave, with choice only being a figment of your imagination. This is serious. You only have one life to live, and you need to make the choices you want! YOU need …

A crying child on the playground after being bullied.

Bullying – How It Hurts Us And My Story

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“Will I be OK today? Or will they hurt me?” I remember thinking that everyday when I woke up as a kid. I have put off writing this for a long time. I avoided it. It’s the most fucking painful part of my life thus far. Excuse the anger and sadness inside, but hey, they make for good release and …

15 Things I Learned (or Re-Learned) about Life from Grad School

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Coming to the end of my Master’s I originally felt depressed, annoyed, and angry that I hadn’t done all that I originally set out to do. But thanks to some outside sources, I was told that the degree isn’t about getting the exact goal done, it’s more about the learning involved. You learn how to do research. But I learned …

Priorities – What are the Most Important Things in Your Life?

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For the past while I’ve been getting pain in my wrists while drumming, a passion of mine for over thirteen years. Only my left wrist hurt after playing and this only started when I changed kits upon moving cities around a year and a half ago. It has been getting worse and worse. Recently, my wrists have been hurting continuously …