Anger? Anxiety? Or Both?

I have had episodes come about on many occasions and with these anxious times comes a plethora of physical symptoms. I have experienced stomach issues, headaches, dry lips, exhaustion,  sweating and panic attacks. There have also been emotional symptoms such as intense feelings of fear, helplessness, depression and a lack of confidence. But then there … Continue reading Anger? Anxiety? Or Both?

Things Not To Say To A Loved One Who Has Anxiety

Of an anxious, fretful disposition can be no fun at times; it saps self-confidence. 1. "Snap out of it" is not helpful. Loved ones can get frustrated but will appreciate that quiet and sensitivity should be the preferred approach. 2."Let me do it for you" also doesn't help. To face one's fears and get on … Continue reading Things Not To Say To A Loved One Who Has Anxiety

Coping with Anxiety in University: 10 Tips for Staying Balanced

As I think about my life to date I can remember always being the one who worried too much, who stressed very easily and had “What if…” scenarios for all the scenarios. I was the kid who avoided sleepovers, shied away from crowds and constantly worried about what people thought of me. It was in … Continue reading Coping with Anxiety in University: 10 Tips for Staying Balanced