Quotes That Show What It's Really Like to Live With Anxiety

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Dalai Lama

10 Lessons From the Dalai Lama's Teachings That Helped My Mental Health

I started reading the Dalai Lama’s teachings to reduce my anger and irritability (often due to my intrusive thoughts and anxiety.) His teachings really help me in my attempt to self heal and be a mentally healthier person. These are my takeaways from his teachings: 1. Stressing out about something inevitable or something that will [...]

What It's Like to Be Afraid of Talking on the Phone

I have touched on my fear of using telephones before, but would like to go into it in more detail. According to Wikipedia, “Telephone phobia (telephonophobia, telephobia, phone phobia) is reluctance or fear of making or taking phone calls, literally, ‘fear of telephones.’ It is considered to be a type of social phobia or social anxiety.” [...]
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The Day My Anxiety Came to Life

Anxiety and depression, they’re like peanut butter and jam, except slightly less accepted by the world. You break your leg or get the flu and you get these mysterious things called “sick days,” but when your anxiety and depression go head-to-head in an all-out battle royale, you’re told to suck it up, shake it off, [...]
women's march in washington protestors in front of capitol

I Didn't March in Washington, DC Because of My Anxiety, and That's OK

Let’s talk about the color pink. Growing up, I took pride in my aversion to the color and my unwillingness to like something just because I was a girl and that’s what we did. I loved sports, so in the black and white world of a child, I chose being an “athlete” over being a [...]