It’s crazy how delusional we can be about ourselves. Or is it that we look in the mirror and scavenge for any ounce of imperfection before taking in the whole picture? At least I do.Read More
Facing the Fear Series, the beginning of a long journey towards overcoming the fear of public speaking. This is my number one fear.Read More
In this post, I'll tell you about my history with anti-depressants and whether I think it's helped or hindered my progress.Read More
Facing the Fear Series, when I was 19 and asked a stranger beside me to help me.Read More
During my first-ever conference in Chicago, Illinois, I ended up learning things about myself that I never expected.Read More
I haven't posted about anxiety in awhile. I think it's just because I've been doing well, so it's not really crossed my mind as much. Instead of overthinking things daily or bi-daily (if that's a word), it only happens when I'm doing something completely new.Read More
Just before I started my master's program, a friend of mine joked, "Soon you'll be Dr. Pierce" and I laughed but immediately made a face and shook my head. A doctorate? I'm the least academic person I know. Yet there I was starting a master's.
Before I can answer why I've decided to do a PhD, I need to first answer: Why writing?Read More
What I learn as I get older.Read More
"Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." - Hamlet, ShakespeareRead More
Follow these tips to make your gym experience natural and comfortable. Then, who knows, the gym might end up being your home away from home.Read More
The idea of being calm makes me uncomfortable; it's unnatural. It's like I don't feel human if I'm not worried or panicked about something.
Just relax, they tell me.
But what about this, I say, but what about that? What about...Read More
CBT teaches us the idea that anxiety occurs through an event or trigger which leads to a belief which then causes consequence(s). We do not have control over events or triggers, but what we do with such is very important.
Through CBT, I've learned about the different kind of beliefs—healthy and unhealthy and I am working on turning my unhealthy beliefs into healthy ones.Read More
The average person has around 60,000 thoughts per day. How much bullshit are you telling yourself and how much of it do you believe? How much time are you wasting in your head?
If you're feeling sad or anxious but you don't know what's triggering it, you might just be bored.Read More
Anxiety is a topic I will be covering frequently in my blogs since it is something I deal with personally. This is my first post about it with an emphasis in being optimistic and proactive every day to achieve your mind and body goals.Read More
A review of the smartphone anxiety-relief app PacificaRead More