My name is Jessie Childs and I am a recovering people pleaser. I have often struggled to voice my opinions and not get lost in the opinions of others. I love helping people and being what they need, and especially love helping them feel understood, but often struggle to be vulnerable in allowing others to be what I need.
Anxiety. Just when I think it’s gone. Just when I feel confident. Just when I feel like I can breath, it comes creeping back in. I open…… Read more “choose your own adventure”
Hey there lovely reader–thanks for showing up and sharing this space with me! Words have always been a safe place for me—whether it be filling up pages…… Read more “I can trust him?”
Now, oddly enough, I have found myself on the opposite side of where I used to be. Instead of being terrified of being single, which I used to think meant being “alone”, now I’m scared of dating.
Last December, I was sharing with my counselor some of the fears I have with being single as well as inevitably losing my longtime roommate to marriage.…… Read more “Single? Yeah, me too.”
A commentary on anxiety
Often, people ask me how my job is going. That is a common question to ask. A normal question. Yet, I often have a hard time articulating…… Read more “Finish the Race.”
[I wrote this post back in July of this past summer, but for whatever reason never posted it. Fear maybe? Whatever it was, I came across this and knew I needed to share it.]