Norms And Anxiety In Our Society

Photo by Micael Navarro on Unsplash Our lives are mostly governed by norms or rules of social engagement, individual and collective behaviours that are brought on by cultural and socio/economic contexts. Whether pressured by peers, family, school, or media, the fact is that we are made to adhere to these norms and indeed end up … Continue reading Norms And Anxiety In Our Society

The Life Of An Anxious Mature Graduate

Photo by Vasily Koloda on Unsplash Done. Finished. That is how I anticipated my feeling would be after graduation. In the final months of University, I just wanted it to end. I was exhausted with assignments and the pressure of achieving good grades. that would speak to my ego, sense of achievement and expectations that … Continue reading The Life Of An Anxious Mature Graduate

Anxious First-Time Parent

Photo by Juliane Liebermann on Unsplash In my case, it has become true that being a parent is one of the most rewarding wonderful events of my life, one that is only understood by people who have decided to have kids. Of course, there are many wonderful things but none quite like this one.   … Continue reading Anxious First-Time Parent

Choices And Anxiety – Learning And Growing

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash For the longest time, I didn’t know I had anxiety. It wasn’t part of my cultural status-quo, nor was it talked about in my household. So, to me, it was just fear, but being afraid wasn’t very masculine, something that I picked up whilst growing up. Being a male … Continue reading Choices And Anxiety – Learning And Growing