anxiety

For several years in my late 20s and early 30s, health anxiety had a stranglehold on my life — and it started from a scary place.

I Recovered From Health Anxiety (And So Can You)

These days, I can’t say I’m never hit with anxiety about an unexpected pain or a weird lump. But when fear creeps in, I stick to some helpful Read...
Sarah Garone    |   04.13.18   |   SHARE
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Being a mom with anxiety, hard as it is, is actually the only kind of mom I want to be.

Being A Mother Is Hard. Being A Mother Living With Anxiety Is Harder.

My anxiety doesn’t mean I can’t be a good parent. In fact, it makes me a better one. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   04.9.18   |   SHARE
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International Day of Happiness is a bunch of nonsense. Stop telling people to be happy.

Not To Be A Downer, But The International Day Of Happiness Is Some Bullsh*t

Today is International Day Of Happiness. It’s a damaging narrative that invalidates the experiences of people who are simply unable to be happy. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
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It is one thing to harbor a little mommy guilt as the kids grow older, but it’s another to parent through anxiety.

Mommy Guilt Can Be A Sign Of Anxiety 

It is one thing to harbor a little mommy guilt as the kids grow older, but it’s another to parent through anxiety — letting fear dictate every Read...
Jonita Davis    |   03.12.18   |   SHARE
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Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present.

What To Do When You Have Postpartum Anxiety

Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.9.18   |   SHARE
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(Photo Credit: Erin and I Photography)

I Had Postpartum Anxiety, But I Didn’t Fail At Motherhood

I am a good mom for taking care of my needs — for getting the help of therapy and medication for my postpartum anxiety, even if I needed it sooner. Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   03.7.18   |   SHARE
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Basically, your self-talk sounds a lot like an angry band of YouTube garbage trolls.

6 Ways To Practice Kind Self-Talk

Here’s a crash course on self-talk. Self-talk is the voice in your head, the invisible responder, the captain of your brain ship. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.28.18   |   SHARE
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Anxiety tends to rear its ugly head when you’re single and ready to mingle. (Photo by mari lezhava on Unsplash)

13 Struggles Only Single People With Anxiety Understand

Anxiety works in mysterious ways. Dating is hard enough without mental illness thrown into the mix. Read...
Team SHESAID of SHESAID    |   02.21.18   |   SHARE
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