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2 Panic Attacks in 2 Days…

Tweet I’ve had 2 panic attacks in the last 2 days. Nothing gut-wrenching. Both happened at work. I didn’t fall to pieces afterwards. That is progress. But it’s bugging me. It did get me wondering what is going on with … Continue reading

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Classroom Anxiety: The Lecture Hall 20+ Years Later

Tweet My elder daughter is a high school senior and we have been making visits to colleges that she is interested in attending next year. Two weeks ago we visited my Alma mater, SUNY Binghamton, in upstate New York. I … Continue reading

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Afraid of People? Learning to Like Them Again is Easy

Tweet It’s not easy to say out loud, but for the good part of the last 3 decades I have been afraid of people. In my recovery, I am making a concerted effort to learn to love to be around … Continue reading

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Reader Question: The number one problem of having social anxiety for you?

Tweet Received from a reader via email: What would be the number one problem of having social anxiety for you? The number one problem for me was that until I reached my mid 30s, I never really believed in myself. … Continue reading

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How to Conquer Anxiety at a Funeral?

Tweet I received this via email today from a reader with funeral anxiety: I’m having a terrible day. Some very dear friends have lost their son in the most tragic way and my heart aches for them. This afternoon there … Continue reading

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Cool change in the river

Tweet “I’m a bozo on the bus so I might as well just sit back and enjoy the ride.” -Wavy Gravy When I try to pretend to the world that I am A-Okay, I disconnect from everyone and become even … Continue reading

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Drama (Anxiety) At the Hair Salon (Again)

Tweet My bangs are too short. Yesterday I went to my new hairdresser’s. I had to get my roots done, some highlights and a haircut. Pain in the butt. Some of my old haircut anxiety came flooding back to me … Continue reading

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Overcoming Social Anxiety- A Work in Progress

Tweet I’ve been doing battle with social anxiety for far too many years. If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time, you may know that I’ve made a lot of progress in overcoming social anxiety in the last … Continue reading

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