Category Archives: Anxiety

14 Things to Remember If You Love an Anxious Person

Relationships can be hard to maintain, but if the person you love suffers from anxiety, that can open a whole other world of challenges. A 2017 YouGov survey carried out in the U.K during mental health awareness week found that almost 1 in 5 people felt anxious all of the time, or a lot of the time. Additionally,… Read More »

8 Things You Should Know Before Dating The Girl Who Conceals Her Anxiety

People with concealed anxiety often feel anxiety the most intensely because we tend to suppress it a lot. We don’t like to talk about it, we don’t want to admit when we’re overwhelmed, and we will never say when we’re not okay. In fact, it’s probably our worst fear for someone to see us struggling. 1. We’d rather deal with it alone.… Read More »

How To Overcome Social Anxiety And Become The Life Of Any Party

1. Pretend anyone you talk to is your future best friend. reddit.com It’s a little mental trick to help you maintain maximum friendliness with minimum effort. 2. When you forget someone’s name, pull a friend into the convo and do the one-sided introduction. reddit.com “Hey, this is my friend Harry.” They’ll introduce themselves to each… Read More »

Stick Around and Heal Your Anxiety, PTSD

Being Alert for Danger Sometimes people can get stuck in ‘danger mode’. When this happens their survival instincts are on the alert for danger and behaving as if they’ve found it almost constantly. This can be seen in severe cases of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute anxiety state, or with some cases of generalised… Read More »

ANXIETY TOOLBOX: TIPS FOR MANAGING ANXIETY AND PANIC

I get so many emails and have so many conversations with people who suffer from anxiety but have no idea what to do about it. If one great thing comes from my daily anxiety and somewhat frequent panic attacks, it is that I might be able to help someone deal with anxiety in his or… Read More »

THE MANY FACES OF ANXIETY – AND TOP FIVE TIPS FOR ANXIETY

Panic Attacks Anyone who has experienced a panic attack knows how unsettling the feelings can be. The heart rate accelerates or feels as if it is pounding. You become nauseous or need to vomit. Dizziness, chills, or stomach pain can occur. The person experiences numbness or tingling. The feeling of unreality descends. These people feel… Read More »

26 Things Only People with Casual Social Anxiety Will Understand

You don’t have anxiety – you just have social anxiety. And there’s a big difference because one of them takes over your life, and the other, well, just different parts of your life! Otherwise, you can function like a perfectly normal human being. Just a little less in social situations and environments that involve people.… Read More »

37 Secret New Year’s Resolutions From People With Anxiety

Let’s be real — the new year doesn’t really mean you’ll magically transform into a “new you.” We wouldn’t want that, anyway. The “old you” has some fantastic qualities. But like any time-marker, New Year’s can be a period to reflect on your personal goals and where you want to be in the future. And if… Read More »