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3 Reasons Anxiety Isn’t Just “Feeling Anxious” – The Anxious Author

Some people who don't suffer with anxiety sometimes have a difficult time understanding what having anxiety really means. "Everyone feels anxious" is a common phrase uttered when those with anxiety try to explain what they're experiencing. The problem is, that when someone has experienced anxiety as a disorder for such a long time, they either… Continue reading 3 Reasons Anxiety Isn’t Just “Feeling Anxious” – The Anxious Author

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3 Red Flag Phrases Used By People We Should Avoid – The Anxious Author

Anxiety and depression can really affect our day-to-day lives, and all but guarantees that we will not behave the same way as people who have neither. This disconnect between our experiences with anxiety and/or depression, and those who can only imagine our experiences can sometimes lead to conflict or misunderstandings. Anxiety and depression can cause… Continue reading 3 Red Flag Phrases Used By People We Should Avoid – The Anxious Author

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Putting A Positive Spin On Everything Can Hinder Our Creativity – The Anxious Author

Let's not knock positivity, which is a frankly amazing emotional invention. Looking on the bright side of life and taking stock of what we have rather than what we don't are great coping mechanisms in the right situation. Personally, I do it every chance I get because goodness knows I'd rather not feel miserable. However,… Continue reading Putting A Positive Spin On Everything Can Hinder Our Creativity – The Anxious Author

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3 Skills Authors Must Hone For Professional Growth – The Anxious Author

The last decade put us all under the microscope in terms of personal growth, encouraging us to ask the question: are we developing as people in positive ways? Cue the mindfulness and positive thinking wave that dominated the 2010s and empowered us, allowing us to believe that we are capable of great things if we… Continue reading 3 Skills Authors Must Hone For Professional Growth – The Anxious Author

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3 Ways To Celebrate Yourself Without Fanfare – The Anxious Author

Maybe not all Anxious Authors are like this, but I both enjoy and loathe celebrating my achievements. While a part of me knows I deserve to celebrate on some level, another part of me feels as though it's undeserved. Yes, imposter syndrome again. Truly, it doesn't matter how big an achievement we're talking, there will… Continue reading 3 Ways To Celebrate Yourself Without Fanfare – The Anxious Author