Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Helping a Loved One with Panic Attacks

How to help a family member who suffers from anxiety/panic. I came up with 10 tips. Please let me know if I missed any, or if you have a helpful tip to share.

Thank you!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Breaking through to the other side of panic

Today, let's walk through a panic attack inducing event to it's natural conclusion. Let's use logic and reason and see if that helps.

Let's play the What If? game. Is it scary? You bet! But come on along, let's get to the other side together...

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Getting Better and Goal Setting

Please remember that when you are actively trying to recover from anxiety, you will have setbacks. They are tough but they will pass, you just have to work through them. Are you realistic in your goals when it comes to your anxiety recovery? 

Read more here: How Realistic Are Your Goals? 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Is it Hard To Make Eye Contact?

If social anxiety makes it hard for you to make eye contact with other people, here are some tips for you that helped me:

Do you Keep a Diary?

Keeping a diary or journal can be tremendously helpful for coping with anxiety and dreaded situations.

Here are some tips for how to do it to get you through tough situations:

Saturday, September 29, 2012

When push comes to shove...

Have you ever has an A-Ha! moment- that when push comes to shove - panic attacks be damned- when you *have* to do something you really can just do it?

Isn’t it awesome? :-)

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Breakfast With Neighbors...A Success!

I was invited to a going away breakfast with 9 of my neigbors this morning. From a social anxiety perspective, this is a huge trigger for me.

In the past I definitely would have bailed out. But this would only have made me feel horrible for not standing up to my anxiety.

So, I prepared myself and went. Overcoming social anxiety is a work in progress for me, and I intend to get better and better at it.

You can read more about my morning here: