WhySoMillennial on Aging

That’s right. I’m aging. I’ll admit it. Tomorrow is my thirty-FOURTH birthday, meaning I’ll be undeniably in my mid-thirties. Besides finding this unacceptable given my current state of adolescent behaviour, I’ve been reflecting on some of my key accomplishments and failures. Accomplishment: Some letters after this old name of mine. I don’t think it’s a […]

WhySoMillennial on Self Doubt

Wow, self doubt is a powerful thing. It can eat up your free time and spoil your accomplishments. It’s the internal troll (in both the traditional and colloquial sense) that lives under your mental bridge. I wonder what it’s like to be a person without it; who doesn’t have a voice saying “you can’t do […]

WhySoMillennial on Fear

What’s the difference between fear and anxiety? I’ve been pondering that lately (mainly because my anxiety has been in overdrive since before the holidays) and I think I can explain it this way: My anxiety is an overreaction to negative thoughts. For me, it can help to mentally play out the hypothetical and think about […]