Archives for August 2012

My GAD Diagnosis and Prescriptions

I was eventually diagnosed with GAD – Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  There came a time in my early twenties when my panic attacks took a turn for the creepy.  They morphed into something a lot more twisted and alarming to me and I really couldn’t deal. What was happening to me occurred almost every night around […]

Soothe Stress and Anxiety with Eucalyptus

Stress and anxiety can surprisingly be soothed with the scent of Eucalyptus.  I am not sure if this is a proven fact, but I found this to be true for myself.  It was actually by accident that I realized this, but I am so glad that I did. Soothe Stress with Eucalyptus My Grandfather sprays […]

Once You Know it’s Anxiety it Gets Better

Once you know that you suffer from anxiety, it’s easier to cope.  The symptoms of a panic attack can be so scary that the fear induced by it can make it impossible to come out of it quickly.  As soon as you are aware of what is happening, it’s so much easier to talk yourself […]

My First Anxiety Attack

I had my first anxiety attack when I was 16 years old.  I am now 34 but remember it pretty clearly.  At this age I was a typical teen, but also extra-obsessed with my looks.  At the time I had started taking *Stacker II (pretty intense diet pill back when ephedrine was around) and was […]