Tag: anxiety

Dare To Rest: Sick Glider Paranoia

(Written two nights before our move from GA) It’s one AM. Sleep pulls at my eyes and I know I should close them and rest. But worry compels me to stay awake; to watch Cardamom and Dreamer and to make sure that they are okay. Adventures in Odyssey plays in my ear buds and drowns out the sound of the…

Sugar Gliders & Anxiety

Some animals can be wonderful supports for people who deal with depression, anxiety and other mental illness. Today we’ll be delving into the question of whether or not sugar gliders are good pets for people with anxiety. The Pros Because sugar gliders sleep all day, you can carry them around in their bonding pouch. Having their warm little bodies sleeping…

Inside The Head Of A Chronic Worrier

I am a chronic worrier. It’s so easy for me to get paranoid. I think I was born with this flaw. When I was little (like seven or eight) I would memorize symptoms of ecoli, cancer and other sicknesses like that. If I had had the chance, I would have memorized the indications of scurvy. I even memorized the signs…