One of the things about anxiety I often think about is how it makes it so hard for me to accept that feeling nervous and scared sometimes is okay. I struggle to differentiate between situations that are just, let's say, all-in-my-head, and situations that would make anyone feel stressed out. I am always feeling so… Continue reading The future terrifies me – and it’s okay
Every once in a while, my mom and I like to take out our family's big recipe book and prepare something very traditional and very tasty. Even though we now live in the North-East, we are originally from Parma, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, the land of all the best things in the world (read:… Continue reading Cooking stories | Erbazzone recipe (traditional italian chard and cheese pie)
I will start by saying that this book made me cry. A lot. I was halfway through it, and I already knew I was going to cry at some point. I felt it build up inside of me. I managed to hold it in until the end, but once I reached the last page I… Continue reading Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin | Book Review
Good morning everyone and happy Monday! As a new week is starting and we are getting closer to September, I want to share a little #BackToSchool (or back to uni?) haul. As I talked about in one of my previous posts (click here to read it), I will be starting a master's degree in October.… Continue reading A little stationery haul | new planner!
Let's start with stating the obvious: we need money to live. In a perfect, ideal world we wouldn't, but in the one we all live in we need money, which implies that, unless you were born in an incredibly rich family or somehow ended up inheriting a fortune, we also necessarily need to work. For… Continue reading The myth of work and success and why I’m over it
As I mentioned in a previous post, I completed my undergraduate degree in International relations and Human rights in November 2017. University was one of the most challenging and emotionally draining experiences I have ever put myself through, and there were times I honestly thought I would quit because everything felt like it was… Continue reading Taking a master’s degree?! | The Anxiety Chronicles
I am not planning to talk exclusively about anxiety on this blog, as I also want to share my other interests and passions, from books to music to anything random that catches my attention, but anxiety affects so much of my daily life that I feel like one way or another it will come up… Continue reading Let’s talk about anxiety
I am starting this blog in a moment of my life that I can only describe as “weird”. I used to have another blog years ago, but I stopped updating it due to health problems and I ended up taking it down, because when I went back to look at what I had first posted… Continue reading The beginning