Anxiety/Depression

10 Reasons Why People With Anxiety Have Such A Hard Time Finding Love

1. They over criticize themselves. They truly believe that they aren’t good enough for the person they are dating and are over critical of every choice they make. They constantly beat themselves over mistakes and can’t get a grasp on their own self-worth. 2. They fear having panic attacks. They are always tense, anticipating and waiting …

‘This Too Shall Pass’ And Other Reminders That Have Helped Me Cope With Stress And Anxiety

Recently, I’ve gone through many changes — new place, new job, new social circles, and approaching mid-twenties — which means many adjustments to my lifestyle and many shake-ups to my identity. The first month on the new job was tough. I was excited but at the same time, I started questioning every choice I’d made. …

Having Depression And Anxiety Means Having A Brain Constantly At War With Itself

Torn between caring too much and not caring at all. I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety in 2016, the two “common colds” of mental illness. Don’t let that nickname fool you, though, because there is nothing common about the way these two work together to completely disrupt how my brain functions. Sometimes, my brain seems to alternate …

27 Things People Do That Actually Mean ‘I’m Anxious’

Although people with anxiety can relate to each other’s symptoms and feelings, sometimes anxiety “comes out” in ways we would’t expect. Behaviors that don’t outwardly scream “I’m anxious” could mean just that, and it can be difficult to explain why an anger outburst or sudden need to isolate is actually because of anxiety. To get a better …