Author Archives: Gemma

Social Anxiety Disorder: A Day in the Life (University)

What follows is a post that I wrote a couple of years ago now, for another site, but was never published. I’ve decided to post it on here while I’m working on mega-updates on everything that has happened in my … Continue reading

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Sad But True

The memory now is like the picture was then, When the paper’s crumpled up it can’t be perfect again – ‘Forgotten’ by Linkin Park If someone tells you something – whether that be that you’re ugly, worthless, a freak, no … Continue reading

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I Opened the Window and Influenza

As previously mentioned, I’m really out of practice with blog-writing/ writing in general, so I’ll stick to writing (or attempting to write) fairly short posts over the next few weeks. These will probably be a bit random in terms of … Continue reading

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23

Amazing still it seems I’ll be 23 I won’t always love what I’ll never have I won’t always live in my regrets – ‘23’ by Jimmy Eat World I rediscovered this song on my ipod the other day (after having not … Continue reading

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Someone call the papers!

I mentioned in a previous post that I was attempting online dating again and that I might be meeting up with a guy from one of the sites. Well we did end up meeting up, and things have gone really … Continue reading

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Life is Good (update)

I suppose I should begin this post with an apology – sorry for being a bad blogger! I’m finding full-time work (still at my supermarket job) much less stressful, but much more physically exhausting, than university – I seem to … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety on This Morning — wE’Re AlL mAd HeRe

I just wanted to share this, just in case anyone missed it the other week there. The author of wE’Re AlL mAd HeRe discusses her own experiences with social anxiety, and her new book (a guide to coping with and beating … Continue reading

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