Coping, Self-Care

How I Cope: Reading

Welcome back for my second post in my "How I Cope" series! Last week, I talked about how exercise improves my anxiety disorder. This week, I'll be talking about the affect reading has on my anxiety disorder. In grade school, I was always the quiet girl. Academically, I was successful. Socially, however, I struggled. Not… Continue reading How I Cope: Reading

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Self-Care

On Taking Care of Others

Taking care of others is important. If we ignore the needs of others, we turn into self-absorbed narcissists. But what if you're the exact opposite? What if you give and give, to the point of compromising your physical and mental health? Unfortunately, this sometimes the case for people who have anxiety disorders. Most people with… Continue reading On Taking Care of Others