Facing My Anxiety

Facing My Fear Of Road Trips

For the most part I feel like I have my anxiety under control right now. It is still there, however, lingering in the shadows, ready to pounce at unsuspecting moments. I know this, but I have been doing really well lately and I haven’t had any panic attacks. This has been great considering I am currently weaning myself… Continue reading Facing My Fear Of Road Trips

Anti-Anxiety Drugs · Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Weaning Myself Off Of Zoloft For My Anxiety Disorder

I decided to stop taking Zoloft for my anxiety. There are several reasons why but the main one is that I want to get pregnant again. The other reasons are that I am doing really well with my anxiety so I want to see how I manage without my happy pills. And I want to see if it… Continue reading Weaning Myself Off Of Zoloft For My Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder · Postpartum Anxiety

Talking About My Anxiety

My therapist has been encouraging me to open up about my anxiety. Something that is very anxiety producing for me is my fear of having a panic attack in front of people. If I could open up to people about my anxiety then maybe I wouldn’t be as worried about this situation. I have a hard… Continue reading Talking About My Anxiety

Panic Attacks

I Had A Panic Attack In My Kids Playgroup

I joined a playgroup when my first born was 6 months old and I met with them once a week until she turned three and went off to preschool. After that we have continued to meet, just not as frequently. The other day we met for the first time in a few months. I have… Continue reading I Had A Panic Attack In My Kids Playgroup

Fear of Flying

10 Tips for Flying with Anxiety

I hate flying. It doesn’t make sense how you can enter a metal tube with a bunch of strangers and then get flung into the sky at 200 miles an hour. You are putting your life in the hands of a pilot you don’t know anything about. It could be his first day on the job or he… Continue reading 10 Tips for Flying with Anxiety

Panic Attacks

Face Your Panic Attacks To Get Over Them

I have said the best way to beat a panic attack is by using distraction (link to that blog post here). This is great for when you are overwhelmed by an panic attack and just need it to be over with as quickly as possible. Shit, every panic attack is like that!   Sure, in some… Continue reading Face Your Panic Attacks To Get Over Them

Things To Do When Feeling Anxious

12 Things To Tell Yourself When You Are Feeling Anxious

When I decided to write this blog post I went looking for the lists I have made for myself over the years. There was the list in the notes of my iPhone. The list on a piece of paper in my purse. Another list in a special notebook I take with me when I fly (because… Continue reading 12 Things To Tell Yourself When You Are Feeling Anxious