Encouragement, Validation

Fighting Back

Sometimes, dealing with anxiety disorders is an absolute pain. Depending on the severity and nature of your disorder, your anxiety can be so powerful and overwhelming that it makes you want to disappear. Maybe you have social anxiety and you perceive that people are judging you. Maybe you have PTSD and something triggered a flashback.… Continue reading Fighting Back

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Validation

How You “Should” Feel

One thing I've noticed is that some people have a tendency to tell others how they "should" feel. It's not always done with bad intentions, but it can be harmful for those of us with anxiety disorders. For example: One the adults in my church youth group was moving to another state. In her goodbye… Continue reading How You “Should” Feel