Author Archives: JillG

Is Anxiety Inherited?

Tweet In a recent conversation with my mother (age 76), the topic of social anxiety came up. This is something I have had a lot of struggles with over the years. We got to talking and I just can’t believe … Continue reading

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Staying Well Requires Some Effort

Tweet What occurred to me recently about my mental health is that I must be proactive in order to stay healthy. As someone who did do battle for decades with daily anxiety and panic, it is not realistic to expect … Continue reading

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How to Be Powerful in The Face of Anxiety

Tweet Living at the mercy of anxiety is painful. It restricts you, feels awful, and makes daily living very hard. Nobody wants anxiety or panic attacks, but many people continue to be riddled with anxiety, even after they seek help. … Continue reading

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I Switched From Synthroid to Armour Thyroid and Feel Better :)

Tweet As many of you know I have hypothyroidism. My particular diagnosis is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. I’ve often felt there was a correlation between hypothyroidism and anxiety, since I’ve seen literally hundreds of patients over the years who suffer from both. (of … Continue reading

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The Passionflower wasn’t great, but here’s something better

Tweet I received my Passionflower order from Amazon and wanted to give you an update on it. The directions say you can take 2-4 capsules daily, with or without food. The capsules are big, but not too big to swallow. Not … Continue reading

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Passionflower for Anxiety Relief

Tweet Today I came across this article on herbal remedies for anxiety on my Facebook news feed and I decided to read it.  (There was an article the other day on anxiety that sort of pissed me off and who knows, maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety stole my personality, or did it?

Tweet Katy asked on Facebook, “Does anyone with social anxiety feel like they have no personality? I feel like social anxiety and depression from an early age has taken my personality or it didn’t grow like other people’s.” This comment … Continue reading

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My first time out Grocery Shopping in a month…

Tweet  The respiratory thing I had since February is finally starting to lift and I am beginning to get my energy back- hurray! There is nothing like being sick for awhile to make you really, truly appreciate your health. Something about being down and … Continue reading

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