In #100daysofmentalhealth, anxiety
|Two fingers up for gettin back home with my senses intact after an hour or so o networking|
Hi beautiful people,
How was the weekend for you?
Except for the fact that this heat is messing me up (can we discuss climate change and those of us living with epilepsy real soon? The rate at which I keep feeling faint, ain't funny), my weekend was spleeeeeeng (do we still say spleng?) Whether or not, the fact remains my weekend was spleeeeeeng.
The week before last I did some spoken word and prose at a women in tech gig. During the panel session, there is a lady who shared her journey and I knew I had to have a sit down with her, nothing formal (none of those how can we write a proposal and dominate the world type of things) and we made it happen. This was a big deal for me because I have a serious case of social anxiety. I have no issues being in front of crowds speaking and sharing but I have a MAJOR ISSUE with being inside crowds. I can meet you to discuss work stuff but other stuff is where my anxiety kicks in. It takes a lot of energy for me and the thought of it sometimes makes it hard for me to even leave the house. So for me to show up and have actual conversation with a human being I had never encountered before on a more social (we touched on work too - we are both doing amaaaaazing things) call is reason for me to say my weekend was spleeeeng.