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Serenity Prayer for Coping with Anxiety

Tweet Today I want to talk about prayer. I like to use the Serenity Prayer for coping with anxiety and panic attacks. You may have heard the serenity prayer. It is one of the most popular and beloved prayers 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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Where’s My Thundershirt?

Tweet I wish they made Thundershirts for anxious people. Have you ever seen a Thundershirt? it is a snug vest that you put on your dog and it makes all their anxiety melt away. I saw an ad for one on … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Opportunity

Tweet Welcome to the New Year! Now is the perfect time to reflect back and see what we can do to make this year the best it can be. We can discard old, destructive habits that keep us anxious and … Continue reading

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Just for Today I Will Not Worry

Tweet This morning- really early- I had to take my teenage daughter for blood work ordered by her pediatrician (routine stuff, nothing bad). She has a phobia to needles and was very worried about this appointment all week. In the … Continue reading

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The Truth

Tweet Last night I went to the high school open house to meet my daughter’s new teachers. My husband wasn’t going to be able to join me and I started to get a lot of anxiety about 2 hours before … Continue reading

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Peace and Quiet

Tweet No such thing as noise and quiet ;). I really love having periods of silence and quiet in my life today. When the committee was running and raging full steam and I was filled with anxiety, I always had … Continue reading

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Measuring My Klonopin Withdrawal Progress

Tweet So I’m doing well on my reduced Klonopin dosage. The Klonopin withdrawal symptoms have stopped and I feel stable.  I started my withdrawal on October 31 and I started feeling “back to myself” in early January.  I have had … Continue reading

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