Anxiety, Aphantasia, Mental Health

Learning I Have Aphantasia Helped Ease My Anxiety

I have aphantasia, a neurodiversity whereby I am unable to visualize. Most of you reading this now can easily imagine a sunset or a calm lake or fluffy white clouds against a crisp, blue sky. I simply cannot conjure images. Having a blind imagination, as it’s sometimes called, used to trigger my anxiety insomuch as my inability to visualize used to cause frustration, anger, confusion, shame, and a feeling of failure. Continue reading on

Feature image by Ramaz Bluashvili from Pexels.

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