I don't know about you, but I had no clue for years that I had anxiety. I just thought I was odd. You know the kind where you don't want to address it cause someone might think you're crazy. Yep, that's so what I thought. Let's talk about anxiety and break down some walls! I'm … Continue reading 7 Signs of Anxiety
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?
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
Anxiety is unpleasant at any age. Children often lack the ability to articulate what they are feeling, and recognize that their reactions are extreme. Check out these tips to deal with childhood anxiety.
I’d like to give you some tips on how to deal with social anxiety. It can be difficult to get out there when you have this. My oldest has this, and we’ve started doing these to help ease her mind. It takes time. You can do this. 1. Identify your safety behaviors and work to … Continue reading 5 Ways To Deal With Anxiety On Your Own
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
There is an old saying, that a dog is a man’s best friend and that there is a magical bond between animals and humans. Animals can assist physical and emotional well being. Pet therapy can be useful in treating patients with depression, anxiety or social phobias. Patients hospitalized with cancer have also been helped. There … Continue reading Pets As Therapy
Here’s some of the things that having Bipolar Disorder as a business owner has taught me.
It breaks my heart when I see or hear of people saying this to people who struggle with mental illness.
I hadn’t wanted to act that way. But it was like something took over my brain and my body.