anxiety

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

Alina Gallupe3 days ago
Anxiety Activities for Children
There is no question that anxiety is on the rise in America's youth. Between an increase in school shootings and the realities of global climate change, our culture as a whole is in a very high-stress...
Mia Morales3 days ago
Simple Ways to Get of Rid Anxiety and Restore Peace of Mind
Each day is a struggle for those who suffer from anxiety. Between constantly worrying about the future and obsessing over trivial mishaps, it can be quite difficult to maintain your sanity. However, s...
Living with Anxiety
Living with anxiety is like living in hell. That's basically my life, every day, 24/7. Everything in your life could be great. You could have money, a great relationship, a beautiful home, a family, o...
Maura Wilson4 days ago
Beginning My Struggle with Anxiety
So I want to start off this post by saying that I could not have found this platform at a better time. I have been struggling with anxiety since the end of last year (2018) and I finally went to the d...
Let's Talk About Mental Health
Heart-pounding and it feels huge—massive, like it's taking up my full chest. My lungs feel crushed, I can't catch my breath, and I think I’m going to pass out! Isn’t it warm? Hot! Very hot in here, I’m sweating, and my top is sticking to me! I’m slumped against the wall, clutching my chest. What is wrong with me?! Maybe this is it, maybe this is how I die… I think I’m having a heart attack! No, I wasn’t having a heart attack, this is what my first experience of having a panic attack felt like. I...
Aaliyah 11 days ago
Dear Social Anxiety
Dear social anxiety, You don’t understand. I’m ALL alone. You make me feel I am not worthy enough, you break me down so much that I start to isolate myself from the rest of the crowd. I hide. Because ...
Mia Morales15 days ago
What Social Anxiety Is/Isn’t/Can Be
What to Know About Social Anxiety
Parties, Social Anxiety, and Your Physical and Mental Health
Throwing or attending a party should be fun. Unfortunately, for some of us, parties and other social situations are sources of stress and fear. If you’re living with anxiety, it can be tough to draw j...
Alex Coomba month ago
Women, Know How to Fight Your Anxiety While Managing both Your Home and Work Fronts
When we see women managing both their personal and professional lives, we praise them, yet we fail to recognize the amount of hard work she might be putting in while managing both. It is indeed a prai...
TerraGold Plusa month ago
13 Simple Steps to Reduce Your Daily Anxiety
Anxiety has crept into our daily lives far too often, for far too long. Although this can be attributed to a variety of reasons—overall wellbeing, technology, work—there’s also a number of ways to red...
Adizzy Da month ago
Anxiety Battle
I am always with you. I am the voice that sits in the back of your head when your trying to sleep at night. I am the one that tells you to bite your nails when you’re in crowed rooms. I do not care th...
madison murraya month ago
Head Snakes
There was a time in my life when anxiety was never a part of my vocabulary. The concept just didn’t exist. Boy, do I miss that. Now it seems like anxiety is my morning, afternoon, and evening. As my h...
Mia Moralesa month ago
Activities to De-Stress
There are some ways to decrease stress and unwind, but some are more powerful than others. Some techniques are tough to teach, while others are hard to learn. Others have negative effects that outweig...
Living with Anxiety and Depression
Anxiety, it makes me walk a narrow path. A path I fear, a path that terrifies me to my core. I didn't always walk this path. I used to be social, I used to love talking to new people, I used to love b...
You See Silver, I See Black
I know it has been weeks since you have last heard from me. I started my new job! It is a great job with wonderful co-workers. It has taken the physical challenges away from what I faced when I was co...
Elizabeth Mullins2 months ago
Six Things People With Social Anxiety Can Understand
Anxiety, dread, avoidance and pain. Do you identify with these words far too often? Do you often feel dread when talking to strangers, do you stress over their approval or rejection, get anxious antic...
McKayla Sillitoe2 months ago
Anxious Motivator
What is the average breaking point for regular people? Imagine some of the everyday stresses you have and remember how much it absolutely SUCKED to feel like it was too much to handle. Depending on wh...
Ways to Take Your Anxiety Down a Step
Living with anxiety can be incredibly difficult. When you struggle with anxiety, everyday tasks can seem insurmountably difficult, and frightening. Simple activities—even those that you enjoy—can be t...