What Helps My Anxiety Post # 5: Gratitude

Luckily, those anxious feelings I had pretty much dissipated after I wrote the last post. I’ve felt the anxious feelings when something specific comes up that makes me feel nervous, but it’s tolerable, and I know that that’s normal for most people. When I’m in the throes of unrelenting anxiety (or depression or flip-flopping between the… Continue reading What Helps My Anxiety Post # 5: Gratitude

What Helps My Anxiety Post # 3: Journaling

I’ve always loved writing and journaling, even when I was little. (I so wish I had my elementary, middle and high school journals!) Journaling counteracts negative effects of stress, improves cognitive functioning, strengthens the immune system, and even decreases asthma and other health conditions! On the downside, for those who are perfectionists, journaling can be… Continue reading What Helps My Anxiety Post # 3: Journaling