Category Archives: GAD

Sophie’s Story (NOT Choice…)

I made another lovely friend through Paul David, a fair few months ago now. Sharing your experience with someone who truly understands is one of the most valuable things you can do when you are suffering – I truly believe humans … Continue reading

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No one ever analyses feeling good because Analysis itself is the cause of feeling bad…

In all my previous posts about Anxiety, I’ve always talked about the feelings of being in the depths of it, how you feel when it is consuming you, how you feel when all you want to do is find the … Continue reading

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Donkeys chasing carrots on sticks

I’ve lost track of the number of girls and guys I’ve met who have admitted to suffering with Anxiety at some point in their lives; many I have met seem to be mid-20s to mid-30s although of course all age … Continue reading

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Stroking the Pussycat…(I get Anxiety and what…?)

I spoke to a friend of a friend recently, who said something to me that really clicked something within me. She said: “Yes, I get Anxiety, but you know what, embrace it. It shows you care and that you have this wonderful capacity … Continue reading

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Anxiety. Who to talk to. And who NOT to talk to.

“Pull yourself together.” Anyone heard this? Or something to this effect? Of course we have. It’s such a wonderful piece of advice is it not?? OHHHHHHH, pull myself together?! WHY did I not think of this fantastic little nugget of … Continue reading

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Ohhhhh I seeeeee……………..

So it doesn’t actually go right!? You just get to a point where you care about it less. Gotcha! Ironically, it’s now all faded away…

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The NHS – A toothbrush with which to groom a shire horse

A few weeks after my first panic attack, I went to the GP (What the hell is wrong with me??!) and initially I was signed off work with Stress and Anxiety. Such seemingly straightforward simple labels. Ohhh, she’s stressed, give her … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Scotty’s Story

Curiosity is not always a bad thing. If I hadn’t dug about the internet like a maniac in the early Anxiety days, I would never have come across the right information, and I would still be doing everything wrong like I was … Continue reading

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