Posts tagged social anxiety
8 Practical Tips for Dealing with Generalized Anxiety

Anxiety, no matter what form it chooses to show itself, tends to cause similar reactions within our minds and bodies: our hearts pound, our breathing intensifies, our minds feel out of control, which makes us feel powerless against ourselves. Because of the seemingly ceaseless ‘what-ifs’ and startlingly detailed nightmares we play on repeat, we become our own worst enemy when it comes to kicking anxiety out of the driver’s seat of our brains. The fight to win our brain back seems hopeless. At least, that’s what anxiety wants us to believe…

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My Mental Health Journey: By Andrew

Without being fully aware of it, my mental health journey actually started pretty early on due to my family situation. Unfortunately at 2 years old I lost my mother to cancer and from then on my father had to raise me by himself while also working his job; a lot of tension was created as balance was constantly sought. While this intermittent tension and stress was going on, the lack of a mother figure in my life surely took its toll on me in more ways the I am conscious of. In some ways I feel it may have affected me in my relations to others, my needs for intimacy, and of course having a mother figure in my life.

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