Tag «mental health»

Better Late than Never

So I had to work this weekend and I rewarded myself by playing some Terraria. As such I forgot to write my journal post for this week. On Monday I got hit by some depression and everything I tried to write came out sounding like I was a complete and utter failure, even though that …

How I’ve Dulled my Social Anxiety

There was never a point at which I suddenly realized I was a shy person. I just always knew I was shy and for the most part I didn’t care. I stayed out of people’s way and they stayed out of mine. Wanting to Change A desire for change came from the place of realizing …

What I Learned from NaNoWriMo

Last year I realized that NaNoWriMo was too easy for me. I have participated every year since 2008, and have won every year but two. This year I decided to give myself a new challenge, 90,000 words. Not quite double the original goal, but actual novel length. I went into NaNoWriMo with the first anticipation …

Revision Update: Being Human

I know myself pretty well all things considered. When I’m upset, I can figure out why. I don’t know if that is any consolation. Part of being aware of myself makes me more critical. If I were to wander along blithely, upset for some unknown reason, then I’m just upset. When I’m upset and I …