Wandering Thoughts

I recently started reading the book, Bored and Brilliant by Manoush Zomorodi.  She talks about the benefits of letting our minds wander.  She says when we let our minds wander we come up with more creative ideas.  If I’m being honest, the idea of letting my mind wander gives me Anxiety. I worry if I […]

Anxiety and Guilt

While talking to my therapist recently, she asked if I felt a little proud about a certain situation.  I said, “Well, I kind of feel guilty.”  She said, “Yeah, that’s a common thing for you.  Feeling guilty when you don’t need to.”  Well, I guess she knows me well!  I guess my therapy might be […]

Spinning Out of Control

The other day while M.J. was playing on his sit and spin it made me think about spinning out of control.  When we have anxiety I think it can often feel like our brains are spinning out of control.  With OCD it can feel like our thoughts are spinning out of control.  I was reminded […]

Accidents and Anxiety

I, apparently am having a little trouble sleeping.  Sometimes, when I have trouble sleeping I feel like writing.  I think writing on a computer is probably counterproductive to helping me sleep but it does help with my anxiety. I had a pretty stressful evening.  I had a virtual Friends of the Library meeting and Dan […]

Fight the Spiders!

M.J. has started this new game where he pretends to shoot spiders with his “bubble gun”.  By the way, if you don’t buy your kids toy guns they will apparently make one out of blocks.  Anyway, while we were getting the spiders this morning I felt inspired to write a poem: There are spiders all […]

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