Anxiety Triggers and How to Handle Them

Anxiety triggers are anything that, well, triggers your anxiety.  You will eventually get to know them and hopefully learn how to handle them.  The best option is to remove them from your life, but that’s not always practical.  Certain things are unavoidable and that’s when you will need your coping tools. {image source} My Anxiety […]

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 […]

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 […]