6 Do's And Don'ts For An Anxious Girl To New Year's Eve

6 Do's And Don'ts For An Anxious Girl To New Year's Eve

NYE doesn't have to be stressful.

New Year's Eve (NYE) is a stressful evening for many people, and it can be even worse when you have an anxiety disorder. Some potential NYE triggers include loud music, strange crowds, the pressure to party like your peers...the list goes on.

This year, I'm not letting my anxiety stop me from enjoying New Year's Eve. If you're an anxious girl like me, NYE doesn't have to be stressful. Here are my tips for a fun night.

Don't: Put yourself in uncomfortable situations.

This is one of the biggest triggers for an anxiety disorder. If you don't want to go somewhere, don't! You don't have to spend NYE in a bar or at a party, even though you have been raised to think that you do.

It's important to keep in mind that big crowds of unfamiliar people may not be the environment in which you want to spend your evening if you struggle with anxiety.

I know I personally am spending NYE with two close friends, drinking wine and playing Bananagrams...and I wouldn't have it any other way.

Don't: Drink if you don't want to.

I'm not a big drinker, which can feel alienating at times. If you don't want to drink on NYE, it's perfectly okay to say no! Be someone's designated driver for the night or just stay home and watch the ball drop from the comfort of your own couch.

That being said, if you're around people drinking for the night, keep an eye on them to make sure they get home safely. And never, ever let anyone who has been drinking drive themselves home. Safety first!

Don't: Let that midnight kiss psych you out.

It's notoriously awkward when the ball drops and you have no one to kiss. Don't worry: there are a million other people in the exact same situation as you. It's totally okay to not kiss anyone when the ball drops

The awkwardness will only last a few seconds. Don't let it stop you from going out! NYE is for single people, too.

Do: Make plans for the evening.

Anxiety is the fear of things beyond your control, so make plans! This allows you to take control of your night. Figure out what you want to do, where you want to go, and with whom you want to spend it.

Even if your plans are "I have no plans," at least you know what to expect.

Do: Surround yourself with people you trust.

This is the best way to counteract any anxiety you might feel. Spend time with friends and/or family that make you feel at ease. This way, you'll be more comfortable and be able to actually enjoy your evening.

My favorite people to celebrate NYE with? My parents!

Do: Have fun!

The ideal NYE looks different for everyone. Have fun in whatever way you see fit, whether that means at a raging house party, taking shots at the bar, watching the NYE countdown at a friend's house or just turning in a few hours early at home.

Whatever you decide to do, make sure you and your friends are safe!

Cover Image Credit: Carlos Domínguez

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All That You Want To Know About Sebaceous Cyst Removal Treatment

Sebaceous cyst is a skin disorder causes pain and discomfort to the person. It looks like a small bump on the skin and looks bad.

Sebaceous cyst is a skin disorder causes pain and discomfort to the person. It looks like a small bump on the skin and looks bad. Sebaceous cyst is not a critical or life-threatening medical condition and you don’t need to worry about it at all as it is common medical condition and can be treated comfortably and easily by a sebaceous cyst removal treatment by an expert dermatologist. 

If you want to know what sebaceous cyst is and what are the causes of it? This article will help you to understand everything about sebaceous cyst. 

Sebaceous Cyst:

The cyst is nothing but a pouch of tissue that looks like a capsule and is filled either with liquid or gaseous material and contain pus in considerable quantity. Sebaceous Cyst is a type of cyst that is originated from the Sebaceous glands located at the hair follicles of the body. The main task of this Sebaceous gland is to produce sebum oil that coats hair and skin. It is the reason why Sebaceous cyst is found beneath the skin.  It is not a cancerous bump and grows very slowly. Its other name is wen too. 

Causes:

The main reason is the damage of the Sebaceous gland. The size of the Sebaceous Cyst varies as millimetres to centimetres. When you find Sebaceous Cyst on body, all you need to do is to consult a London skin doctor and that is all. The doctor will examine you and recommend treatment for the same. 

Generally, sebaceous cyst is found on face, neck and torso and there is nothing to worry as it is not a life-threatening condition. Yes, it will surely annoy you to a great extent. If irritation is beyond your toleration and affect your day to day activities, it is advisable to hire a dermatologist. 

Sebaceous cyst removal treatment 

There are many individuals who avoid taking treatment for sebaceous cyst and end up having infection all over the body. Why to take a risk when a treatment is available to you? If you find out about sebaceous cyst, just visit the London skin doctor near you and that is all. If you search on the internet, you will find many skin specialists offering sebaceous cyst treatments and all you need to do is to find one that has academic expertise and experience. 

The treatment is simple. First of all, the doctor will mark the area on your body and numb that area. Then excision is done and then doctors will stitch it. The whole procedure will be done in just an hour or two and without any pain. The patient can go to the home same day. Once the procedure is completed, you will not have sebaceous cyst on your skin for the rest of your life. The procedure is effortless and simple and unpainful. 

Wrapping Up:

Some patients with sebaceous cyst prefer home remedies rather than visiting an experienced London skin doctor. However, sometimes it can lower the pain and offer some comfort, it is not an effective practice to follow. It is strongly not at all recommended. If the sebaceous cyst infection spreads to other parts of body, it will make pain worse and relying on such homemade remedies may jeopardize your health conditions. Why to take such a risk? Always consult a right skin specialist who has years of experience and expertise of the disease and get rid of the irritating and discomforting sebaceous cyst once for all. 

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A New View Can Mean Better Work

Change can be so good.

Sometimes you have to have a new perspective in order to do something.

This happens to me all the time when it comes to schoolwork and writing. It is hard for me sometimes because I am an all-online student. This means that I do not go to a classroom. I sit in my spare bedroom, which I call my office. I sit at the same desk every day. The only perk is no one takes my "unassigned assigned" seat. But it can also get a little boring at times.

It is hard sometimes to have perspective on things or be able to be creative when you are sitting in the same place every day to do school. Change can be such a good thing.

My place to find a new perspective and get my creativity back is the local Starbucks. Usually, in the afternoons, it is pretty quiet and chill. This means I can come to get coffee, read my schoolwork, and study. Unlike my office, it is a totally new different view, even if I sit in the same three spots. Sometimes I get some conversation, other times, no one talks to me. I’m okay with either.

My mom was the one who actually gave me the idea to go out since I was getting tired of sitting at home, and when it got cold, I couldn't sit poolside. I’m glad she said something, and I am even more glad that I listened to her.

I do not have the chances to go to places that most students would go. I do not have a school library that I can sit in the back corner and just hammer down on work. I do not have empty classrooms either. So, this means I have to get creative sometimes. I have tried to go to different food places but sometimes I cannot even hear myself think.

So, whenever I want or need to go out, I always find myself in the middle of Kansas State’s campus at the Starbucks. I usually tend to have something Ohio University on so I get some interesting looks. I once had a girl ask me if I realized I was in Kansas not Ohio. Of course, that is a major flip from the Wizard of Oz questions I normally get. Sometimes I cannot hold my sarcasm, but most times I give them the friendly reminder that Fort Riley is right up the road and that is why I’m no longer in Ohio.

Either way, most of my credit for my articles and most of my school work goes to Starbucks and their always fast WiFi. While this does not help my coffee addiction at all, it gives me some great work. So here is to another semester spent at Starbucks, and my coffee budget being fully reinstated!

And a huge sorry to my husband, I’m gonna be smelling like coffee at least once a week, I love you!

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