Socially Anxious Me…

That fire in my heart,
Will never go out,
My flame will continue to flicker,
The passion to live a life where I can thrive,

The hope of something better is what keeps me in this world,
Constantly working, constantly striving to improve
Oh, yeah!

But my old friend fear,
He's always...


Public Speaking

Public speaking is something that fills many people with dread. And it's especially hard for those of us suffering from social anxiety.

I've only had to do it a few times. Mostly at school, but also at my first wedding reception. I break into a...


Intrusive Thoughts

Intrusive thoughts can be extremely distressing and worrying. We think we must be a bad person if we're thinking violent or bad thoughts.

But this isn't so at all. It doesn't make you a terrible person, and it doesn't mean you're going to do anything...


My Dream House

That's my dream. To live in a small cottage in a remote part of the world, far away from people and neighbours. I would grow my own food and be mostly independent, living "off the grid" if you like.

I want a house which is...