Category Archives: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder symptoms, GAD tips and information, and treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.

Enjoying Spring- and Spring Cleaning My Mind :)

Tweet What a nice┬áspring we are having. I just came in from taking Buddy around the block and down to the little lake we have near our house. All the little buds and leaves are coming out. The forsythia are … Continue reading

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Coping With Panic Attacks: 10 Rules

Tweet Using positive coping statements helps in coping with panic attacks. It is widely used in cognitive therapy to correct the distorted way an anxious person looks at things. Before we look at the 10 rules for coping with panic … Continue reading

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Watching Thoughts as a Daily Practice

Tweet I’ve been enjoying the tremendous benefits of mindfulness since I first started meditating in summer 2014. We talk about it here and there on the blog and I wanted to bring it up again today, because I really think … Continue reading

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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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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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