anxiety

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

Tricia Moceo2 hours 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...
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 Mize8 days 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 Hampson19 days 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 Stone19 days 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 Kean20 days 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 Morales21 days 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...
Paisley Hansen22 days ago
How Technology Can Help Reduce Anxiety
Living in the Age of Information is nothing short of exciting. A lot has changed ever since the dawn of the internet, a mere 25 years ago. New technologies such as smartphones and video games have bee...
Mental Illness Does Not Define You
I just took a shower. Why am I telling you this? Because I didn’t take a shower for a whole week. My house is disorganized. Why do you care? Because I don’t have the energy to actually put things away...
Finding My Joy
Vision is getting hazy, speech is becoming slower, and heart rate is increasing. Forehead starts to sweat and body is heating up and can't control movements. Out of nowhere, panic is starting to sink ...
Alina Gallupea month 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 Moralesa month 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...
Brittany Medvetza month ago
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 Wilsona month 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...
Tilly Montgomerya month ago
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 a month 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 ...