So I'm sitting in this psychiatrist’s office.
And sharing some thoughts I’ve been having and he turns to me and says...
Example of “What not to say to someone with anxiety”
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I'd been struggling with intense anxiety, lots of self negative thoughts, and pretty crippling depression.
I was in his office because attempts to "just not think like that" or "pull it together" hadn't worked.
If I’m honest, things had gotten pretty bad.
And I’m sitting with that man, struggled with an intense desire to just lie and tell him I did all the things he asked me to do last time.
Seriously, I just wanted those appointments to be over.
I wanted to hide.
I wanted to stay quiet.
I kept having this thought it was just me and I just needed to stop it.
Stop being anxious.
Ever find yourself worried that if you spend time around an anxious friend or hear too much information about anxiety that you will “catch” anxiety – You will become anxious yourself, or will take on a new fear or new form of anxiety, like OCD?
Well, a big thank you to long-time subscriber, Robyn, for asking this question:
According to a recent study published in the journal of Memory and Cognition, many people believe this idea…
That you can catch anxiety disorders, anorexia, problems with alcohol, or even schizophrenia from spending time with people with these conditions.
Many of us have had the experience of spending time with someone who is visibly anxious and felt a bit anxious ourselves.
If we were around this all the time, could we end up with their issues?
It’s enough to make you wonder whether you can catch anxiety the same way you catch a cold.
Picture this, you’re at work…
Your manager is sighing… a...
We feel very honoured to be awarded Best Online Anxiety Support Programme for our online membership Anti-Anxiety Academy by the Global Health & Pharma awards 2020.
It's taken a fair bit of innovation to create our online programme in such a way that people feel engaged in boosting their anxiety skills and supported in a like-minded community.
We endeavour to continue to provide our members with the most effective and up-to-date treatment so they can overcome anxiety and get freedom in their lives.
If you're struggling with anxiety and want to learn more about the best way of attaining freedom in your life, I'd recommend you come along to our next free live masterclass.