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Journal: Mothers Day is here

Last night I did not sleep so well. Maybe it was because of me sleeping most of the day yesterday. Either way, I woke up this morning and asked my son if he could cook breakfast like I do every day, just eggs and usually some smoked salmon. He is good at cooking breakfast for …

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My goal for 2017

After watching a video from Tony Robbins last night on Facebook I decided that this year I want to be able to do a video blog to document the overcoming Agoraphobia. You can watch the video on my FaceBook page here because it was very enlightening and encouraging. If you have not had the chance …

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Where is YOUR Safe Place?

When anxiety strikes, or just plain stress strikes. I often lay down, or simply relax and clothes my eyes and go to my “Safe Place” in my mind. One safe place I chose was the room I used to have therapy in.?It works sometimes, sometimes it just brings bad the bad memories I had while …

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Sorry for no recent blog post :( Therapy update

Hi everyone. Sorry I haven’t been posting as regularly as I once was. I have a leather journal post on my phone that I’m currently transferring from way back in August and September that you’ll see in the next week or so. I was journaling every day as part of therapy but got discouraged when …

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Monday Night Journal: What a crazy day it was!

Monday night journal: Today was a very long day. I am exhausted. Today came with new challenges in my business that I have to deal with really quick. I started a Google adwords campaign to try to get new clients through my website and didn’t realize how much work I should’ve done before running the …

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Going to the Psychiatrist today…Sigh

Last night I slept pretty well which is been amazing actually. I have a psychiatrist appointment today and I honestly don’t want to go I’ve already rescheduled once. I don’t want any more medication and maybe that’s what he will push on me but at least he’s always open to my decision to take medication …

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Journal: Yes! I got some sleep!

Last night is the first night that I can say I got a decent night sleep. I talked to the sadist guy briefly on FaceTime who was half baked on pot. He is the one who I spoke with and said he had anxiety and agoraphobia issues and I could tell when we facetimed last …

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Journal: Stress, no sleep and Pink

Well it’s 4:30 on the morning. Last night I just laid in bed instead of talking to anyone before bed and discovered P!nks greatest hits as something new to listen to. Found out that I really like her music so downloaded the album from Apple Music. I asked my son last night to do chores. …

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EMDR treatment for PTSD

So I have been in therapy for a couple of months now and all is going well. My therapist now wants to work on my past traumas and I have to say I am scared. Up to now its been somewhat easy in therapy as I work on building trust and feeling safe around my …

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Is therapy right for you?

More than 40 million adult Americans are dealing with anxiety. That?s almost 18% of the population. Of course, they are dealing with different types of anxiety, but the fact is that this nervous disorder marked by a state of excessive apprehension and uneasiness is affecting their lives. People dealing with anxiety all the time are …

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Does Sleepless Nights Affect your Anxiety?

Hello again everyone 🙂 I hope that your weekend was a good one. My weekend was okay it was filled with some mild to extreme anxiety but luckily it was short-lived in both cases. What I am finding is when I wake up too early in the morning and cannot get back to sleep my …

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10 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack

Panic Attacks are very common and are experienced quite frequently. It?s a sudden overwhelming feeling of acute and disabling anxiety, one that relegates the person incapable of doing almost of anything a fear of dying or heart attack, numbness throughout the body, flashing vision, heavy breathing, faintness or nausea and hyperventilation, or loss of bodily …

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Working on improving our site!

Hello all! I have been busy with getting some relevant topics that help all of us who suffer from anxiety disorders. I have also started creating forums for users to post in for support and advice. There is also a live chat feature which is kind of limited now until our site grows. Eventually I …

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Limit the Toxic People in your life!

TGIF! What a week it has been! This week I paid close attention to how people talk to me, normally I don’t always do that, I always took a “It is what it is” kind of attitude. This morning I call my Mom back because she had called when I was in the middle of …

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Living with Anxiety

Welcome to my first blog post! My name is Michelle, I am 45 years old, successful business owner, a single mom and I live with anxiety and agoraphobia on a daily basis. I guess the root of my anxiety is PTSD that resulted from the murder of my 23 month old son 10 years ago …

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