I lie a lot. I never mean to and I don’t like to. I never lie about the important things—in fact there I’m a terrible liar but little social lies? Yeah, those I do all the time. I fear judgement so I say what I think people want to hear. I fear other people feeling … Continue reading For me, anxiety means that I lie. A lot.
In writing my latest post, I tried to think of other examples of therapy in movies and TV from recent years, and honestly, I couldn’t come up with a ton. There’s an example of couples therapy and then individual therapy in Big Little Lies that was lauded in Season 1 and frequently critiqued in Season … Continue reading Therapy on TV: Lucifer
I started watching Bones when I had to have a spinal tap before my second scoliosis surgery. I spent my Thanksgiving break laying completely flat on a couch and binge-watching Bones DVDs that my dad picked up for me from Blockbuster’s (which definitely dates my story). I focused on it instead of the raging pain … Continue reading My Thoughts on Bones’ Take on OCD
Yesterday, I asked my husband to watch an episode of the CW TV show Supernatural: season 4: episode 6. I had a reason for it besides just wanting to rewatch the show (especially now that the influx of new shows and movies online has slowed to a trickle). In the episode, a ghost infects Dean … Continue reading Why I Love How Supernatural Depicts Anxiety
I had not meant to delay my response this long but family and other stress provoked a migraine that has persisted for over a week. However, I do not want to be silent about racial injustice and discrimination in the U.S. now or ever. As a disabled, white American woman, I still have an immense … Continue reading My Virtual Support for the Protests Against Systemic Racism