If you or someone you know deals with anxiety on a daily basis, you’re likely familiar with some tactics and coping mechanisms that are often recommended by professionals that intend to alleviate the severity of anxiety when it presents itself. Some common examples of suggested coping mechanisms to calm anxiety include breathing exercises like diaphragmatic … More Knowing your limits when it comes to anxiety
I will begin this post by admitting that I cannot take credit for its title. The inspiration behind the title actually comes from a sweater I randomly saw someone wearing in an Instagram post a while ago – the back of this person’s hoodie read ‘your anxiety is lying to you,’ and because I am … More Your anxiety is lying to you
Ahhhh, anxiety. We go way back, us two. It isn’t a secret that I have anxiety. I’ve made mention of it here on my blog numerous times, and I probably will again in the near future. It is a form of mental illness that affects a hell of a lot of us, and if I’m … More The uncomfortable reality of reducing anxiety
If you’ve been following my blog to any degree, you are likely aware of that fact that I have anxiety. I’m rather open about it, in addition to the other forms of mental illness I have been diagnosed with, I am always more than willing to be candid when it comes to discussing the topic. … More Need some anxiety coping skills? Look no further
I’ve addressed anxiety and the many struggles that accompany it before, but recent events have led me to re-visit the topic. Anxiety is hands down one of the most burdening things to deal with on a daily basis. Your own thoughts turn against you, and at times, it feels as though you’re swallowing yourself whole. … More Is your anxiety a burden for others?
Being nervous is a crappy experience. You try your best to ignore the gnawing sensation in your stomach, but often times it seems as though no matter what you do, the feelings of unease fail to cease. I experience feelings of nervousness quite often. I think this is a result of my anxiety, and it … More How to Cope With Nerves