We want to make sure everyone feels comfortable enough to attend a convention and that mental health issues and anxiety are addressed positively, especially since convention are such great opportunities for geeks! That’s why we put together the Official…
There needs to be a code word or something that means “my brain is fighting me every step of the way today and I feel like I’m going to vibrate out of my skin, so I need you to forgive everything and go slowly and speak softly and lower your expectations.” And then we could all just be like, “I know I said we could go to a movie tonight but… tangerines.” And the other person would nod and squeeze your elbow or rub your head and you wouldn’t feel like a failure.
If you are in a shell…
The amazing Harry Shum, Jr. choreographed this piece to the voice over.
Oh man, I just watched this and I am a mess. This is amazing.
— Ami Desu (via monkeyknifefight)
Anxiety is a vicious, terrible beast and I deeply wish that we could banish it to the deepest, darkest little crevice. No, that’s not right for a couple of reasons. One: it’s mean, and two: it would cause it to multiply or grow exponentially or however it reproduces. So maybe we can send anxiety out for ice cream, like, really, reeeeaaally good ice cream. I’m talking Blue Bell, or, hey, why not gelato instead? Then maybe we could all get on with our lives.