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Anxiety, anxiety, anxiety – Where do I begin? Anxiety is the reason I started this blog. If you haven’t read my story, you can find it here.
Below some pointers that I feel everyone should know about anxiety.
- ANXIETY IS THE MOST COMMON MENTAL DISORDER IN THE USA
An estimated 40 million American adults suffer from some form of anxiety disorder—even more than those who suffer from depression. About one in every five adults and one in every ten children experiences some form of anxiety disorder. (source)
- ANXIETY IS NATURAL AND EVEN HEALTHY—IN MODERATION
Every creature in the animal kingdom is hardwired with a “fight or flight” instinct—anxiety serves a useful purpose by warning us of danger and flooding the bloodstream with adrenaline and non-adrenaline. This is useful and can even save your life if, say, a bear is chasing you in the woods. The problem…
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Great article on Anxiety
Hello loves, ❤
It’s a beautiful day, it seems like a normal day, you could be at work, at the grocery store, at school, and out of the blue, your mind starts building worry and fear that something isn’t right, your mind is tricking itself into believing that something is wrong. You begin to have racing thoughts and begin to feel jittery and tense, you lose complete focus on the present moment, you are shaking, and you feel overwhelmed. Then, you start to feel alone because you don’t know how to handle this situation; you might even start crying, but nothing is wrong.
This is what anxiety looks like: Constantly worrying when nothing is wrong. Some people experience this every day.
We all deal with anxiety in some form or another, whether it’s when you’re pulled over by the cops or about to give a presentation in front of a crowd…
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Near and dear to my heart. God Bless anyone with this dreadful disorder.
One of Stacey’s go to songs when she is feeling anxious