Katie Clear

  Hey, I'm Katie. I'm a software developer at Shopify, and on the side I love helping people eat healthier, improve self-confidence, and eliminate stress in their lives.

   



14 Stories by Katie Clear

Is Today’s World too Stressful?

It’s too stressful for some people, and just fine for others. I find it too stressful some days, and other days I feel like...
0 4 min read

Is it Normal to Be Single in Your 20’s?

Absolutely normal. I’m 21, and I have a boyfriend, but I got pretty lucky. Many of my girlfriends are in school and don’t have...
0 3 min read

How Do I Stop Worrying About Things?

When I worry about things that don’t actually matter, it takes me time to stop caring. Basically, if I put a lot of energy...
0 1 min read

Why Do People Judge Me?

In high school and university, I was judged for not drinking and studying so much. Everyday, I was nervous walking down the halls in...
0 1 min read

Stop Using Food to Deal With Stress

My self-medication is eating junk food and binging TV shows when I’m stressed. At work, I’ll grab an unhealthy snack provided by the office....
0 2 min read

What’s One Thing I Can Change to be Healthier?

There are lots of great things you could do for you body everyday - physical activity, walking, socializing, getting enough sleep, and meditation to...
0 2 min read

What’s the Biggest Stressor For You?

The biggest stressor for me on a daily basis is wondering what people think of me. I’ve never felt like an “ugly person”, but...
0 1 min read

How to Stop Anticipating

I anticipate things a lot. Whenever I have something new coming up, I start to ruminate and imagine every possible circumstance that could happen...
0 1 min read

Can You Control Yourself?

The short answer is yes. You can’t control everything about yourself though (unconscious stuff). And you can’t start controlling all of your behaviour in...
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Can Stress Cause Loss of Appetite?

Yes, stress can cause physiological symptoms including loss of appetite. When you experience heightened levels of stress, your body produces cortisol (the “stress” hormone)....
0 1 min read