Tag Archives: social anxiety

  1. Having social anxiety (not just being socially awkward)

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    November 20, 2019 by Cláudia

    Despite my big realization that being genuine and a truthful representation of myself was more important than what others thought …
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  2. What I would say to my younger self – growing up is great!

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    August 9, 2019 by Cláudia

    As a teen, all I wanted was to have a future in which I felt like all the suffering made sense. Here’s what I would tell her.
    Spoiler: growing up rules!

  3. Communication is hard so give people a break.

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    June 6, 2019 by Cláudia

    This post has been sitting and waiting on my drafts for over two years now having written nothing but the …
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  4. Is talking about mental illness off putting?

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    May 21, 2017 by Cláudia

    I have talked about depression and anxiety multiple times on this blog and I do it even more often in …
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  5. Why am I neither normal nor original and why should I want to be?

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    March 30, 2017 by Cláudia

    Everyone has struggled with inadequacy and feeling left out, I am sure. That has certainly been a prominent issue in …
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  6. Being Socially Awkward

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    April 17, 2016 by Cláudia

    In TV-shows and series being socially awkward (having social anxiety) is portrayed as being relatively fun, or at least funny. But …
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  7. A letter to my friend depression.

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    January 22, 2016 by Cláudia

    Dear depression; After 8 years of knowing you, I would like to say –  thank you. For a very long …
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  8. Is bullying an actual problem or just a part of growing up?

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    November 13, 2015 by Cláudia

    The world is cruel, kids are mean. It is normal to deal with bullying, it is part of growing up. It …
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  9. Why did I smoke? (written after quitting smoking)

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    May 13, 2015 by Cláudia

    I am happy to say that I have successfully stopped smoking. In this last month I realized that some of …
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