I am going to preface this by saying I am not a mental health counselor or psychological professional, just a person who has dealt with crippling anxiety her entire life and has only recently dealt with it. While these things are helpful for me and have proved to be amazing coping mechanisms, always reach out to a mental health professional during real crises.
I have read a LOT of self-help books in search for answers. Some of them have been helpful, others not. Here is a list of the things I have learned from these books and things I have troubleshooted to fit my life. You may have to do the same, but I hope that these are a good start.
Remember that all things must pass.
Anxiety has this way of making a small moment, or a day, seem like eternity. In our mind, our senses zoom in and…
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