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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Devyn Pighina month ago
The Voice of My Anxiety
Fighting my anxiety is a daily battle. No matter what I am dealing with, working at, doing, or trying to plan, it likes to find faults and stop me. Listed below are some things my anxiety tells me reg...
Lori Dicksona month ago
Changes
Anxiously, I paced back and forth in my den. I am distracted by a painting on the wall that I had painted years ago. Thinking how could I forget about me, and my family, and sit in the dark for so man...
The World of Anxiety
Anxiety. The cause for pain in children, teenagers, and adults. An unnecessary pain that leaves us asking so many questions, all leading back to the same singular question: Why? If we are being specif...
Joseline Burnsa month ago
Panic and Anxiety
Having panic and anxiety disorder is like being kept in a prison. Anxiety without panic is where a person may get nervous in certain situations, anxiety with panic is where the person becomes nervous,...
Sharna Nealea month ago
What It's Like Living with Hypochondria
I can remember the very first instance in which I started to worry incessantly about my health and about death. I was watching a TV show and the main character had been diagnosed with a severe, termin...
Lisbeth Mejíaa month ago
My Anxious Life
In order to love fully, trust entirely, heal wholly, grow freely, forgive, thrive and move on, I must be vulnerable, be accepting, find understanding, be willing to change, acknowledge and release pai...
Annie Currana month ago
Dealing with Conflict While Having Anxiety
I’ve been dealing with anxiety since I was about 10-years-old, and at that age, I only really experienced it when I was in the presence of a specific person. I had a traumatic experience because of th...
Jasmine Myles2 months ago
Anxiety
Anxiety is something that really rattles me to the bone. Yes, when I am experiencing it but currently as I type, I am talking about anxiety as a whole. The word itself has a terrible ring to it. Sayin...
N (just n)2 months ago
Friends with Benefits: My Anxiety and I
I can't tell you when exactly I had my first anxiety attack. I can't tell you when I first felt its clutches on my life. However, I can tell you the first time that I knew I needed to get help. Last y...
Gwen Siviengxay2 months ago
What's Really Going on Inside My Head
Picture this. It's 4:43 in the afternoon. I'm supposed to be in class right now. I didn't make it. I'm in bed, hair up, pajamas on, shades closed, dark room, typing this to you right now. The purple c...
Matthew Evans2 months ago
Curbing Anxiety Attacks
Anxiety attacks, also known as panic attacks, are episodes characterized by intense symptoms for the sufferer such as trembling, a racing heart, sweating, dry mouth, nausea, and dizziness. These attac...
Samuel Moore2 months ago
Anxiety
It’s something that can debilitate everyone of us. There are a thousand reasons as to why it starts but the result always seems to be the same. A fear of crowds can be understood. For me, there is som...
Sammi Curran2 months ago
10 Tips for an Anxious Stomach
If you have anxiety like me, you know that it’s more than just a mental illness. Anxiety affects the body in some pretty intense ways. When anxiety hits, one area it hits hard is the stomach. Along wi...
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Abigail Taylor2 months ago
How to Deal with Social Anxiety
*DISCLAIMER* I am not a professional. The things stated below are simply my experience and my opinion. Please seek professional help if you are having serious mental issues. Social anxiety is somethin...
Stripes Joplin2 months ago
Anxiety, Panic Disorders, and Agoraphobia
Today, I read a post wherein a prominent blogger talked about how grateful she is for her anxiety and how anxiety is a good thing and how if you feel any other way about it, your perspective is wrong ...
Uniquely Dess2 months ago
Anxiety: We Can't Just Get Over It
"Just get over it," they say. It's harder than you think. Imagine having a little devil on your shoulder constantly. A little someone that has the exact same voice as you. It's telling you that if you...
Who Needs a Therapist When (Pt. 6)
Writing will be the death of me.