anxiety

A look at anxiety in its many forms and manifestations; what is the nature of this specific pattern of extreme fear and worry?

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Shannon Easteran hour ago
Anxiety
What if we look at anxiety differently, more as a friend than a foe? What if we step back and recognize that anxiety is simply something we’re experiencing but not who we are, that it can actually be ...
Sarah Janea day ago
Anxiety: 10 Positive Things I Tell Myself Every Day
It's really hard to wake up in the morning and tell yourself that you can get up, that today might not be so bad. Living with anxiety is an endless battle of self doubt, one of which that literally ea...
Kirstie Hunns8 days ago
Mental Illness in My Generation
What is normal? I’ve grown up feeling as if I wasn’t the same as everyone else, therefore I wasn’t normal. For as long as I can remember I have felt lost, as if I don’t fit in anywhere, with anyone. I...
Anxiety Indecision
I suffer from GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder) and one of the most frustrating aspects of this disorder that I come up against is indecision. I’m talking about when I can’t make even the simplest of...
Elena Ioakim8 days ago
How Does It Feel Being a Part of an Anxiety Loop?
How does it feel not being able to breathe? And what I mean by being unable to breathe is not due to the fact that you have pinched your nose or something but because you were too anxious to synchroni...
Madi Writes9 days ago
The Reality of Anxiety
Anxiety. Quivering legs, sweaty palms and the pounding pains that swirled around my head constantly, were enough to make my stomach flip. I always admired the way people talked about how they had butt...
She's That Girl
She's that girl in the club with her friends. While they talk amongst themselves, she has a red solo cup in her hand filled with cranberry vodka. She sips on her drink, laughing with the others, scopi...
Sophie Barker12 days ago
Five Things to Try if You Suffer from Anxiety
Anxiety, ladies and gentlemen. It’s ominous, it’s villainous, it’s a waste of perfectly good brain space! We all agree—it can bloody well do one. But how? Now there’s a bee in the bonnet—nobody knows ...
Teya Hooper14 days ago
My Strength, Her Weakness
It's nighttime, midnight has fallen over the area like a blanket, covering this small group of people in sheer blackness. I had stumbled upon them during one of my nightly walks. I assumed they were d...
Michelle Stone15 days ago
Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms, Therapy
When I was in kindergarten, my teacher and parents agreed to put me in a speech class. My teacher had noticed I tended to shy away from the other children, refusing to participate in class activities,...
Keeping the Secret
Imagine you are tasked with keeping a secret no matter what happens, you cannot tell anyone. Given to you by someone very close, you’d truly do your best to hide it right? Imagine wanting to keep the ...
Ash Stevens18 days ago
10 Ways to Deal with Anxiety
We've all been there, whether it be testing anxiety or the anxiety that comes with public speaking. Or if you're like myself, diagnosed with generalized anxiety, it can be almost debilitating worry. A...
Sirius Black21 days ago
Top Tips for Dealing with an Anxiety Disorder
I know it's scary. I'm in the same position you are right now. Living with an anxiety disorder is not easy. It makes even the simplest of tasks a struggle. I had it for years before I got a diagnosis....
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william lugo22 days ago
What Is Anxiety?
Anxiety is a blood curling scream inside your brain that does not give up and does not quit when you are tired. Anxiety is a constant itch on the back of your brain you can never scratch. Anxiety is e...
Sirius Black24 days ago
1 Week
Wednesday 22nd, August 2018. The day I got my diagnosis of generalised anxiety disorder, GAD. One week since I got put on an antidepressant. One week since my life changed completely. Mainly, because ...
Ana Davis24 days ago
My Name Is Ana Davis
My name is Ana Davis, and there are things I need you to know. I am trying to find the right words to start writing, but it is making my hands sweat and my heart pound. There are things I do, that you...
LeAnn Murcha month ago
Social Introvert
Being a social introvert is where you desperately want to socialize and go out and be around lots of people but having crippling anxiety. It takes a lot of energy just to attend a social event so once...
Maddy Machadoa month ago
5 Big Tips for Dealing with Anxiety
Dealing with anxiety can really take over your life. From base line normal anxiety to complete panic attacks, it’s hard for everyone! You just need to take care of your body and notice it’s warning si...