5 Obstacles Introverted/Anxious Students Face Making Change

5 Obstacles

Note: I wrote this post in January, mid-trough point in depression cycle. Only now getting around to posting it, sorryyyyyy. I also want to preface this by saying that I do not consider myself to be an activists. There is still a lot of unlearning I need to do and research I need to do. Also, I don't think that I am actually doing or have done anything substantial. This post was brainstormed in the middle of my fellowship while I was working on my project, and I was trying to organize thoughts I had during that time.

I have been trying to be more vocal in terms of trying to contribute to and reform my campus, but there are a few pesky problems that my introversion, anxiety, and depression cause from time to time.

1. Is this really a problem? Or am I over-analyzing (like I do everything else).

With anxiety, there comes a tendency to over-analyze situations. I spent the first three years of my college career convinced I was going crazy because I thought no one else noticed the things I did. Sometimes, I still feel this way, even though I know there are others who feel the same way.

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Blog Blast July 15th – 31st

Blog Post Roundup 2

Hey there everyone. Long time no chat. I know I have been super inactive this week, but….I was away! I went on a trip to Playa del Carmen in Mexico with my mom and younger sister, and it was super fun. I’m not sure if I’m going to make a post about it since I don’t really have many pictures (that’s a different post though). Moving along….

This month has been a huge month of transition. There are lots of changes taking place, closing of new chapters, and opening of new ones. With this in mind, many of the posts I have been enjoying in the second half of the month remind me to take care of myself, not doubt myself, and invest in my dreams. I want to shout out all the wonderful ladies of BGWBY on Facebook, since 99.999% of these posts are from the threads. You all write such thoughtful pieces, and are constantly inspiring me to improve my craft.

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