Fighting Fear

The Should Voice

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  Every time I sit down, the ‘Should Voice’ starts singing away in my head. “You should do those dishes you know. They’re sitting there all dirty on the bench. You should  really pack that dishwasher and clean the kitchen. You really should.” The Should Voice Defined Should /ʃʊd/ Verb   used to indicate obligation, […]

Mental Health

Anxiety and Alcohol

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My true underlying problems with anxiety and alcohol began from a very early age. I was a shy child. In new places I’d hide behind my mothers legs, trying to curtain myself off from the world in her long flowing skirts. In class I’d try to blend in, sitting crossed legged on the mat. When […]

Fighting Fear

How to Use Your Failure

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  Failure: ˈfeɪljə/ noun noun: failure Lack of success. “an economic policy that is doomed to failure” 2. The neglect or omission of expected or required action. “their failure to comply with the basic rules” What is Failure? Failure is defined by not achieving desired results. This means that when we set out to do something for […]

Self Sabotage

You’re a God Damn Magical Unicorn!

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You’re a God Damn Magical Unicorn! I was in the car, driving to my first audition in five years, when it happened. My fingers were white, wrapped tightly around the steering wheel and sweat beaded on my upper lip. I was nervous. As usual. I always got nervous before an audition, but little did I […]