Clinical Anxiety & Excessive Perfectionism

Clinical Anxiety & Excessive Perfectionism

In high school, I was what was often labeled as a "perfectionist", a "workaholic", and an "overachiever. I used to think it was just this abnormally great intrinsic drive to be the best I could be... now I wonder if my anxiety was driving my behavior. Why did I spend triple the amount of time [...]

Exhaustion. 2 weeks of it. I’m tired.

Exhaustion. 2 weeks of it. I’m tired.

It's been 2 weeks.   2 weeks of an overwhelmingly overactive brain. 2 weeks of racing thoughts and rapid speech. 2 weeks of sleeping for 3 hours a night. 2 weeks of monitoring my own behavior to ensure that I stay within the "normal" range of behavior associated with my personality. 2 weeks of being [...]