Stillness

Stop. Freeze. Heart races, time stops, head spins, and the desire to run, scream, move, itches beneath the skin. The desire to fix, vent, change, make sudden decisions, boils into an uncomfortable sensation within the body. Where do you turn? What do you do with these feelings you have? Where are they coming from and … Continue reading Stillness

Allow Anxiety

Regardless of if someone lives with an anxiety disorder or not, it doesn’t mean they can't and don’t benefit from skills and strategies of handling anxiety. It doesn't mean others don't suffer from anxious brains. It doesn't mean I cannot use what I have learned to help others. In fact, I always do!  This morning a friend said, … Continue reading Allow Anxiety

Don’t Resist

Face the doubt. Face the fear. Face the anxiety. Let it happen. Feel it, Embrace it. Welcome it. For it is what gets you through. If you struggle with social anxiety, OCD, general anxiety or anything that just gets in your way, face it. Don't run. Resisting something, trying to make sense of it, trying … Continue reading Don’t Resist

Think about thinking

Don't think about a pink elephant. ...I bet you thought about a pink elephant. There have been so many times that I have thought about something and then I think about thinking about that something. Don't lie and say "what?" Reread that again and I am sure you know what I am talking about! We … Continue reading Think about thinking