Author Archives: JillG

Unplanned Day Off Throws Me Into Anxious Despair

Tweet Yesterday was a setback. I had low level, background restlessness all morning. It was an unplanned day off from work. There were no OR cases and since I work to recover patients after anesthesia, I had no patients. I … Continue reading

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Do You Take Medication for Anxiety?

Tweet Question: Jill, I was curious if you don’t mind my asking. Do you take any medications? I do not but sometimes I wonder if it would help. I did take Paxil 17 years ago & I would say that … Continue reading

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Eckhart Tolle on How to Stop Suffering from Anxiety

Tweet I listened to a bunch of Eckhart Tolle videos on YouTube yesterday. Specifically in regard to how to stop suffering from anxiety. Here is one about a man who was in a constant state of fear and anxiety. The … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Waiting- Why Does This Freak Me Out?

Tweet Waiting in lines- at the post office, the grocery store, to go to communion, for the traffic light to change. Anxiety and waiting is one of the most common and frightening experiences for anxiety sufferers. Today we’ll look at … Continue reading

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On Choosing Kindness & Why I Had To Pick Up The Dog Poop

Tweet Today we’re talking about choosing kindness & doing the right thing, even when it doesn’t necessarily get noticed. And how by doing this, it puts YOU in a better mood, a higher vibrational field (where negativity doesn’t affect you), and … Continue reading

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Learning How to Be Patient With the Anxiety Recovery Process

Tweet Anxiety tests every limit you have. If you suffer from panic attacks or severe social anxiety or agoraphobia, you know you’ve been to hell and back. Probably many many times. Learning how to be patient with the anxiety recovery … Continue reading

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How to Consciously Deal with a Depressed, Angry Person

Tweet This post is going to show you how to consciously deal with an angry person. The question here is about an angry, depressed husband. But you can substitute anyone here for husband- coworker, friend, mother, sister, neighbor, etc. Jade said: … Continue reading

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I Got Through the Snowstorm Without Fighting With My Husband & Please Stop Holding Your Breath

Tweet Things have smoothed out around here since my parents’ quick visit and trip into NYC for my Dad’s annual cancer check up. I am sleeping better and doing better overall. Then yesterday we had a massive snowstorm. We knew about … Continue reading

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