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3 Phrases Society Needs To Lose In Relation To Anxiety – The Anxious Author

Neurodivergence and mental illnesses are finally becoming more accepted and understood by the public at large, and I believe this has been aided by the rise of social media. As people from every walk of life get to share their experiences, we have the opportunity to step into the shoes of just about everyone. However,… Continue reading 3 Phrases Society Needs To Lose In Relation To Anxiety – The Anxious Author

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3 Ways I’m Challenging My Anxiety When The Pandemic Is Over – The Anxious Author

While I've tried not to talk about the pandemic too much in the past eighteen months, but its a bit hard to ignore, especially when it has taken a toll on the mental health of virtually the entire world. Maybe except the super-rich with their giant mansions and indoor golf courses - yeah, I have… Continue reading 3 Ways I’m Challenging My Anxiety When The Pandemic Is Over – The Anxious Author

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3 Things To Avoid When Experiencing An Anxious Phase – The Anxious Author

I find that anxiety has its peaks and troughs, although with the ongoing pandemic, the peaks have personally outweighed the troughs over the last eighteen months. At times like this, its easy to get caught up in a downward spiral of anxiety and worst-case-scenarios that derail our lives for days, weeks, or longer. Without the… Continue reading 3 Things To Avoid When Experiencing An Anxious Phase – The Anxious Author

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Addressing The Disconnect Between Our Anxiety and Our Confidence – The Anxious Author

** Disclaimer ** - I am not a mental health professional, everything I share here is a personal experience from my singular perspective. In my experience, anxiety does a number on confidence. It frames bad things as similarly awful, which means that sometimes a small thing like failing an unimportant test can feel as devastating… Continue reading Addressing The Disconnect Between Our Anxiety and Our Confidence – The Anxious Author

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3 Basic Ways To Trick Our Bodies Into Relaxing – The Anxious Author

My anxiety took a hike recently, and not in a good way. It didn't F off for a few days on vacation, it increased to the point that it started having those uncomfortable physiological affects. Nerve pain in the upper back and a tight chest that doesn't let up, and that's without the fervour of… Continue reading 3 Basic Ways To Trick Our Bodies Into Relaxing – The Anxious Author