When it comes to feeling empathy for those who live with an anxiety disorder, especially if you have never experienced it personally, it can be a bit mind boggling.
Believe me when I say, in stressful situations, there are scenarios, usually bad, running through my head that you would never think of in a million years.
How can we make a connection with another person when we can’t get out of our own head?
Benzodiazepines can come with a whole lot of baggage. Valium, Diazepam, Xanax, or Ativan, call it what you will, but in some circles, if you’re using these, it’s best to keep it a secret.
Anxiety differs from fear in that it is an anticipation of future threat and involves “cautious or avoidant behaviors”, usually excessive or out of proportion to the threat.
It’s just there, like an imaginary friend that no one can see but me. Only it’s far from imaginary.
For more than a year now, I have been writing a book tentatively titled “A in for Anxiety: My Life as a Worrywart”...
I set myself free
For a few years now, my blog has been about growth and the inner life. But, like everyone else, my life has a lot more going on in it than just sitting around thinking deep thoughts. Awhile back, I decided that I wanted to share some of these other things, and, to that end, I … Continue reading Michelle Freemark, Maker
Death is absolutely heartbreaking. And, unfortunately, it’s life.