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My Neck, My Back, My Social Anxiety Attack

I mentioned in my last post that the first term of my master’s had pushed me to the edge with my anxiety. Two solo public speaking assignments were to blame. For the first of these, we each had to give … Continue reading

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CBT or bust

Yesterday, I saw a psychologist for the first time in nearly two years. I know the script by now. You sit in a drab, depressing waiting room, which looks as if its wallpaper and furnishings haven’t changed since the 1960s, … Continue reading

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She’s only gone and got herself a job!

I haven’t posted on here in ages, mostly due to the combination of university coursework and exams, and the fact that I also now have a job. As usual, I have loads of posts that I’d like to write, but … Continue reading

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Update: Job interview and concert

Back in November, I mentioned that I’d be going for a job interview at uni. I didn’t get the job and the interview process was awful but at least I did get some feedback from the interviewers, and some more … Continue reading

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BSc (Hons) Surviving Intense Anxiety & Becoming a Big Phoney

I often think that that’s what I’m actually studying. I started the new term at uni 4 weeks ago. I feel that I’ve kind of shot myself in the foot by going part-time because I don’t know anyone in this … Continue reading

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I must be insane…

Halloween meet up First of all, I should probably mention the meet up that I went along to on Halloween. I was shaking with anxiety before I’d even left my grandparents’ house because I find being in pubs so difficult. … Continue reading

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My anxieties have anxieties

Despite having more good days over the last couple of months, my anxiety has also been really bad at times, and I’ve been worrying about my future a lot. Even though I only work at the stables one day a week … Continue reading

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Sale day anxiety

When I first arrived at the shop on Friday night, one of the other temporary people signed in at the same time as me and introduced herself to me as we walked to the staff room. I stood next to … Continue reading

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Summer job search and my first job interview

Over the last two summers, I have tried, with very little success (until very recently – post coming about this later), to get a summer job. It’s pretty depressing when you realise that virtually every job advertisement emphasises how social … Continue reading

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Algarve Trip

First of all, forgive me for what is the longest (and likely most boring) post that I’ve written on here so far. It took me the best part of 2 days to write and is actually longer than the mini-dissertation … Continue reading

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