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My Anxiety Self Help Toolbox

Tweet I took a lot of things away from the interview of Dr. Harry Barry talking about how to stop panic attacks last week. One thing he said that really stood out is that: *There is no magic bullet when … 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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What Does Anxiety Recovery Mean?

Tweet If you polled a thousand people who suffer from debilitating anxiety or panic attacks and asked them what is it they really want, the answer would be the same: a cure. Heck if you polled a million anxious people … 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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Facing Panic Attacks & Getting to the Other Side

Tweet I shared with you last week about my personal plight with public speaking and how I developed a phobia to speaking at really good Al-Anon meeting. The panic attacks got so bad I got severely discouraged and angry and … Continue reading

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Public Speaking and Panic Attacks

Tweet Did you know that a lot of people rank fear of public speaking as their top fear? — Even over death? Public speaking does not have to mean standing at a podium or giving a formal speech. Events that … 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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Exposure Therapy- How I Do It in Baby Steps

Tweet In our last post we talked about how not believing you can get better is a huge barrier to recovery. The other obstacle to recovery from anxiety and panic is this: exposure. In order to have significant and lasting … Continue reading

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