anxiety

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

Alicia Brunskill7 hours ago
Living with Anxiety Long-Term Is Like Living in an Apocalypse
My all-time favourite film is The Terminator. I watched it again on the weekend and it set my mind thinking. Why are all my favourite films/video games on the theme of survival or apocalyptic destruct...
It Takes One Important Decision
It has been months since I wanted to start this journey by putting my words to use by hopefully inspiring or helping others with anxiety, and furthermore, giving myself a platform to express my feelin...
Daniela Violin8 days ago
Cerebral Palsy + Broken Humerus, Anxiety = Inability to Walk
I had the most awesome day at work. It was April 12, 2019. The last day for one of my favourite placement students. It had been an awesome four months working with her. She was a true inspiration. Wai...
Marlisa Sucher8 days ago
The Ugly Feeling of Anxiety
Oh that horrible feeling of anxiety. I know it all too well. We have all experienced anxiety at some time as it is a normal response to stresses in life. My last bout of anxiety landed me in the ER wi...
Mia Morales9 days ago
Home Improvements to Help You Cope with Anxiety
Maybe you have been diagnosed with anxiety or you just worry a little too much about certain things, such as your home. Either way, it is understandable that you are going to think a lot about how you...
Richard L9 days ago
Anxiety Is a Psychological Smoke Detector
Have you checked your smoke detectors lately? You need to put in new batteries at least once a year. Smoke detectors serve a very important function. They provide an early warning system for potential...
Dark Moments
Am I the only one who went they get sick, no matter what the illness is, their mind turns against them? Because you are stuck doing nothing but healing, your brain wonders due to not having anything t...
I Feel a Little Strange Inside...
For as long as I can remember, I have been tense, a worrier, on edge, nervous, scared, you name it. As a child, I didn't have a name for it, other than feeling like this black net was descending, hold...
Lucy Lights16 days ago
Living With Anxiety
There was something bittersweet about figuring out that I had an anxiety disorder. My entire life I always felt a little different. Even as a child, I would wonder what was wrong with me. How come I a...
Tricia Moceo22 days ago
Anxiety, Addiction, and What You Need to Know
Racing thoughts, pounding heart, sweaty palms, blood pressure is rising, and you could cut the tension with a knife—this is anxiety. Maybe work is stressful or perhaps you’re struggling to find a comp...
Claire Raymond23 days ago
How to Lower Your Anxiety Levels
People seem to have a lot of misconceptions about anxiety. A lot of people think it means that you feel a bit uncomfortable and edgy, and that it is always triggered by something obvious. But sadly, a...
Zoe Mizea month ago
Today My Anxiety Is Mean
I woke up this morning angry. There isn't any one thing that has made me this way. It is a compilation of losing a pregnancy, coming to work when a doctor told me to take off, the new girl being ridic...
Remission
I think that most people who suffer from a mental illness, "depression," "anxiety," "bipolar," "borderline personality" etc. often are, or become on some level, a hypochondriac. In my life I have watc...
Taking Back My Life
First and foremost, you absolutely suck, anxiety. I don't know how you manage to do it, to creep your way into every single empty crevice you can find. But I resent you for it, for learning my every f...
Claire Hampsona month ago
A Honest Review on Anxiety
In today's world, there are so many things to worry about. Work, life, money, school, family, there are so many to list but, when things get really bad and anxiety rears its ugly head, things can beco...
Natasha K Stonea month ago
How I Battled Crippling Anxiety at 18
When I was 18, I struggled with anxiety so badly that I was having between two to six panic attacks a day. It left me, a usually independent young woman, completely unable to be left alone and displac...
Nicolas Keana month ago
Mental Health?
Hello there, let's start out with what mental health is, shall we? Mental health is a person's condition revolving around their psychological and emotional wellness; sometimes we have very positive me...
Mia Moralesa month ago
How to Deal with Anxiety over Things You Can’t Control
We live in a world full of chaos and unknowns. Nothing is too consistent and some people don’t deal with that as well as others. The unknown is one of the most unsettling thoughts for someone with anx...