I follow Dr. J on tiktok and thought this video, explaining how to be there for someone experiencing anxiety, would be helpful! Let me know what other things help you feel more at ease, when venting to someone. https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMJkCLSE9/ -Jen, xo
Do you know that ache you feel in your chest when your thoughts are trying to take over your mind? The burn in your stomach that tells you it’s starting... The anxiety is rising and even though you’re outside living life, You’re wondering if you’re important to people. You’re wondering if you will ever stop… Continue reading Do They Really See You?
If ever you’re around a person who you think is behaving “strangely” and you can’t figure out why, maybe they suffer from anxiety disorder. Because of my anxiety disorder, I tend to stutter, shake, speak fast, get some stomach pains, and I lash out in anger when I’m really anxious (obviously I don’t mean to).… Continue reading Anxiety Symptoms
How many times over the years have many of us looked back and wondered if certain things hadn't happened to us, we may be completely different? If past experiences never happened, maybe our lives would be better or easier? I know I have wondered these things, but one thing I say is that I don't… Continue reading Healed Vs. Unbroken
How do you leave things in the past? Words spoken, feelings broken How do you forget the emotion behind their words? Heart aching, hands shaking The animosity? The name calling? Tears flowing, the insecurities and not knowing what to do How do you move on and forget the past? The anger and sadness echo through… Continue reading Do You Remember?
Have any of you been to therapy for a couple years and then had to stop because of life changes? If so, have you ever felt therapy withdrawals? I stopped seeing my therapist back in June, due to having to relocate to Florida for my husband's job. Since then, I have been dealing pretty good.… Continue reading Therapy Withdrawals?
I’ve often heard “you don’t seem to have anxiety”, “you’re so funny and outgoing”. Well THANK YOU for those kind words. It has taken many years to pull through and live through the anxiety. To be able to smile, converse and enjoy myself, despite the ever nagging anxious thoughts and feelings I get through-out my… Continue reading High Functioning Anxiety
Has anyone here seen the video of Sinead O'Connor speaking out about her depression? (Link to video is below) I just watched it and it is heartbreaking. So many people have felt desperate, alone and unloved, like Sinead O'Connor. You can feel her pain and see the demons she is fighting. This is a human… Continue reading Sinead O’Connor Speaks about Her Mental Health
Hi guys, So for those who have followed me for a while, know that my husband found a great opportunity in Fl, and we have relocated here, for his new job. Now any time change happens, it makes me anxious. Change has always made me feel this way. However, I am older and wiser and… Continue reading Big Changes = Anxiety