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Anxiety, Mental Health, Panic

Reaching a Milestone in Trauma Recovery

Trauma recovery has been hard work. Though I thought I would never be myself again, my persistence and positivity are paying off and I've achieved a significant milestone.

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Anxiety, Mental Health, Panic

How My Late Pup Helped Me Through Mental Illness

I never had a dog so I was amazed by how intuitive they are, being able to sense our feelings. My dog helped me through mental illness including bouts of depression and anxiety.

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Anxiety, Mental Health, Panic

Using the Physiological Sigh to Manage Anxiety

I use the physiological sigh as a way to help balance the oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in my body which can occur during elevated anxiety and panic.

Anxiety and Having Intrusive Thoughts of Ending it All
Mental Health, Anxiety, Panic, Suicide

Anxiety and Having Intrusive Thoughts of Ending it All

My anxiety is, thankfully, well managed right now. But six months ago, my anxiety was so bad that I couldn't escape the intrusive thoughts that taunted me to end it all. Continue reading on HealthyPlace.com. Feature image by Yuris Alhumaydy on Unsplash. See more of my posts here.

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Mental Health, Anxiety, Panic

Acute Panic – Looking for Answers Where None Exist

I've had panic and anxiety since I was a child, undiagnosed, of course. I remember waking up out of a sound sleep in the middle of a panic attack, although I didn't know that's what it was at the time. My parents said I was having bad dreams, which I'm sure made sense to them.… Continue reading Acute Panic – Looking for Answers Where None Exist

Mental Health, Anxiety, Panic

I’m the Newest Author of the HealthyPlace ‘Anxiety-Schmanxiety Blog’

I have long since shared my experiences with anxiety and depression here on my Cascading Insights personal blog. My recent battle with acute anxiety and panic inspired me to try and reach a broader audience. So, I'm now writing for HealthyPlace—a highly regarded mental health support site—as the newest author of their Anxiety-Schmanxiety Blog. Check… Continue reading I’m the Newest Author of the HealthyPlace ‘Anxiety-Schmanxiety Blog’