Author Archives: JillG

Why Anxious People Use False Safety Behaviors & What You Can Do Instead

Tweet Today we’re going to talk about anxiety safety behaviors, how they make you feel better in the moment, why they really don’t help us in the long run. And finally what to do instead of relying on them to … Continue reading

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Stop Negative Thinking – When your mind is the enemy

Tweet My mind has been such an enemy to me lately. All week it seems I have been struggling with negative and anxious thoughts, particularly first thing in the morning, which is when I feel most vulnerable. The mind is very … Continue reading

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Anxiety Help Between Friends – a balm that heals

Tweet Being able to relate to others who “get it” is one of the things that helps me deal so much. I don’t have anyone in my day to day life that understands or experiences what I go through, which … Continue reading

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Feeling better after last weekend

Tweet After my acute episode of social anxiety at the retirement party last Saturday, I was more than just a little freaked out at the prospect of returning to work on Monday. I wondered if anyone noticed me acting frozen in fear … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety SUCKS! – my rant :(

Tweet Ok then, well my last post about anxiety setbacks was obviously written just for little ol me. Maybe it was a foreshadowing of things to come because last night was absolutely fucking horrendous and bizarre beyond belief. I gotta spill … Continue reading

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Why You MUST Be Kind to Yourself After an Anxiety Setback

Tweet A reminder to you that when you are having a setback with anxiety and things seem to feel all wrong, how important it is to be kind and gentle to yourself. Yesterday at work I was off my A … Continue reading

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Quick Anxiety Self Help Tip – To use when things are good

Tweet This morning I was in the grocery store and I was absolutely present and calm. It was so nice Grocery shopping has been a challenge for me as an adult with anxious tendencies as there are so many triggers … Continue reading

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Nonresistance and Panic Attacks – watching fear melt away

Tweet “Nonresistance is the key to the greatest power in the universe.” – Eckhart Tolle I am learning that this is even true with very strong negative emotions like anxiety. Last weekend I went to a Broadway show with 2 … Continue reading

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