We are a nation of sick, tired, depressed, and anxious citizens.
Chapter 5: E is for Empathy
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.
Chapter 4: D is for Disproportionate
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.
Chapter 3: C is for Communication
How can we make a connection with another person when we can’t get out of our own head?
Chapter 2: B is for Benzodiazepines
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.
Chapter 1: A is for Anxiety
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.
A is for Anxiety: Introduction
It’s just there, like an imaginary friend that no one can see but me. Only it’s far from imaginary.
I have Anxiety about writing about Anxiety
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
Michelle Freemark, Maker
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