Alexandra Nichipor, Author at OC87 Recovery Diaries

Author: Alexandra Nichipor

Alexandra Nichipor holds a master's degree from Harvard University, and presently works in medical research. She has generalized anxiety disorder and major depression, and primarily uses mindfulness to cope with these.
Is Mental Illness Your Rabbit, Too? Living with Anxiety and Depression

Is Mental Illness Your Rabbit, Too? Living with Anxiety and Depression

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Not hallucinations, but rather some of the smaller and fuzzier denizens native to Cambridge, Massachusetts. There is no metaphor more fitting for the person I was back then: twitchy, easily startled, a propensity to run scared from others. I had lost all the avenues I’d had to hide from depression and anxiety, and they closed in like a pair of gangsters in an alleyway.

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