About Jason Walker

Free thinker. Educator. Freelance writer. Proponent of plain language in academic writing. Lover of all things Star Wars. I hold a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas Tech University and an MA in English Rhetoric & Composition from the University of Texas at Tyler. Currently pursuing a PhD in Literature at the University of Texas at Dallas. I am on faculty at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas where I teach Freshman Composition and World Literature I Believer in the power of the written word. I also love cake.

Anxiety Diaries – It’s OK to Have a Bad Day

Anxiety Diaries – Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Celebrating Small Victories #2 (Don’t Quit!)

Staying Positive and Finding Small Victories

Things People Say That I Wish They Didn’t Say (Video)

People mean well–I know they do. But sometimes, when I’m in the middle of a panic attack or an anxious day, people say things that I wish they wouldn’t say. Here are five of the most common ones. Remember, sometimes the best way to help is just to sit quietly and be there!

Anxiety Diaries – What do you do when you have a bad day? (Video)

Anxiety Diaries – What You Should Know About GAD and Panic Disorder (Video)

Overcoming Anger & Outrage (Video)

Anger and outrage can be helpful or harmful. It all depends on whether we manage them or let them manage us. In this video, I talk about some ways to overcome anger and outrage and to channel them to be effective and not affected.

Healthy Tension (Video)

Not all tension is bad. In fact, leaning in to healthy tension can help us grow, improve, and make a bigger impact on our world.

 

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Leaving Toxicity Behind (Video)

What is toxicity and how does it effect our lives? Are there really “toxic people,” or are there people who live in toxic situations and have toxic lives? Most importantly, how can we leave toxicity behind to improve our own outlook and experience? This video offers some perspective on those questions and on the idea of toxicity in our lives.