Anxiety, Mental Health, Panic, Trauma

Understanding My Guilt and Shame Is Helping Me Heal

Understanding the guilt and shame elicited by my acute panic and anxiety, both when it occurred and months later during therapy, is helping me heal.

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Mental Health, Anxiety, Panic

How I Coped With an Unexpected Anxiety Trigger

Anxiety and panic symptoms can occur seemingly out of the blue, triggering fight-or-flight responses unexpectedly.