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Deeply Happy

Tweet There were so many times in my life where I would catch a glimpse of deep happiness, but I would quickly put the kibosh on it. It had to do with my dreams and visions–things that would really get … Continue reading

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Making Progress With My Authority Figure Anxiety

Tweet Yesterday I went to a chiropractor for the first time in my life. I have a kink in my neck and a history of back pain. I was glad to finally find a provider who accepted my cruddy insurance, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Your Anxiety May Never Get Better…

Tweet 1. You spend more time reading and researching the internet and bitching on anxiety forums about your anxiety than actually working on it (and count that as work). 2. You aren’t really very interested in your recovery from anxiety. … Continue reading

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Putting Anxiety Recovery At The Top Of Your To Do List

Tweet Bucket lists seem to be all the rage nowadays. I put anxiety recovery at the top of mine a few years ago. Because while traveling to Europe would be a dream come true, living a life free of the … Continue reading

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Oh No Not Again! My Anxiety Came Back out of Nowhere… Or Did It?

Tweet Yesterday I had an experience at work where I came very close to having a spontaneous panic attack. I didn’t actually have one- I just sort of lingered in this very highly anxious state which was extremely distressing for … Continue reading

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Do You Know How Strong You Are?

Tweet I read something today about what it takes- as far as strength- to live with anxiety. It is wonderful and I couldn’t wait to share it with you: People with anxiety are very strong.  If there were a fire … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Mark Your Successes With Anxiety

Tweet I was really stoked on Monday after I forced myself to go to the Al-Anon meeting I’d been avoiding because of my social anxiety and panic attacks. It ended up going way better than I expected. My goal was … Continue reading

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How Realistic Are Your Goals?

Tweet It is so easy to get discouraged with recovery from anxiety. You may be following your favorite anxiety elimination program to the T or doing some gentle exposure therapy and feeling really good. Then the next day out of … Continue reading

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