The Positive Pensive

An anxious pessimist tries to find the positive
A question mark drawn on a chalkboard

What does anxiety feel like?

Well, the short answer is ‘pretty terrible’ a lot of the time – but there are lots of different ways it can manifest itself. From physical symptoms, to emotionally draining thought processes, it’s different for everyone.

Christmas presents by the tree

10 reasons why Christmas shopping is stressful AF

I love Christmas shopping. It’s spending money, guilt-free! But alas, it isn’t all hot chocolates and skipping merrily from shop to shop with my credit card out. Oh no. Because of course, whilst I’m out doing my Christmas shopping and feelin’ mighty festive, so is everyone else. This, inevitably, causes rather a bit of stress. […]