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Treating Anxiety

Gary Direnfeld

About that anxiety. Given an anxiety disorder, the saying, “trust your gut,” just doesn’t hold. As for medication, typically those referred to as SSRIs are helpful for an anxiety disorder. The nature of the disorder is to be held hostage by feelings that don’t fully fit the situation.

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When Anxiety Leads to Restlessness

My Brains Not Broken

Sometimes, anxiety is like an itch you can’t scratch. While there are a lot of symptoms and aspects of anxiety I find frustrating, what might be the most difficult for me is that struggle I sometimes face to describe what I’m feeling. This is how I’ve gotten to this point multiple times over the past few weeks.

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When Someone You Love has Anxiety…

Gary Direnfeld

For many, there is a relational aspect to anxiety. Those that get drawn in become part of a dynamic where as they try to comfort, cajole, support, facilitate, the one with the anxiety experiences and expresses greater fear. In turn, the anxiety escalates. They seek others to help them manage, make them feel safe or less anxious.

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I Am Not My Anxiety

My Brains Not Broken

And just like in my recent post, I want to share why instead of saying that I’m more than my anxiety, I explicitly try to reinforce the notion that I am not my anxiety – and here’s why. Since the pandemic hit in the United States in March 2020, my anxiety has skyrocketed. I am not my anxiety.

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With Anxiety, It’s Always Something

My Brains Not Broken

While I’ve improved how I manage anxiety over the years, there are plenty of ways my anxiety manifests that I’ve never been able to get a handle on. No matter how much I try to manage anxiety in every possible area of my life, there always seems to be something that makes me anxious. The Mayo Clinic. The Mayo Clinic.

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The Impact of Anxiety on Our Physical Health

My Brains Not Broken

Living with Generalized Anxiety Disorder has taught me so many things about myself. But over the past few years, I’ve started focusing on other things connected to my anxiety. But over the past few years, I’ve started focusing on other things connected to my anxiety. Anxiety affects our bodies.

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Eye Twitch And Anxiety: How They Are Related?

Blurt It Out

In this article, we will explore some potential causes and connections between eye twitch and anxiety. Is There A Link Between Anxiety And Eye Twitch? Stress and anxiety are certainly among these causes. The Link Between Eye Twitching And Anxiety Eye twitching can be associated with anxiety. Illicit drug use.

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