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Lindsay Bissett – Anxiety Blog

The rock. The warm hug. The one you call. The one who would listen. The one who didn’t judge. That was me. I wasn’t a person with mental illness. I was a person who had friends with mental illness. Amazing, one of a kind, incredible, motivating, strong friends that I loved and admired very much. [...]

By | 2017-02-15T11:43:03+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety|0 Comments

Steve Austin – What’s it Like to Feel Crazy?

What's it Like to Feel Crazy? The other day at work, I couldn’t take any more. I grabbed my water bottle and keys and followed the road near my office complex until it led me to the highway. For 45 minutes, I drove. Where I went didn't matter. The trees blurred past my car windows [...]

By | 2017-02-13T08:06:12+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , |0 Comments

Karen Kaiser

Wrestling for Control of My Mental Health Mental illness is a unique issue in that everybody has an opinion about what it is, how to treat it, the use/efficacy of medication, etc. Often, the person suffering doesn’t have a voice. In the past, I worked as a caretaker and nursing assistant for patients with physical [...]

By | 2017-02-10T12:50:10+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar, PTSD, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Sparklle Rainne

I had just transferred colleges and moved two states away. It felt like it'd be a comfortable environment, just four hours away from the town that I grew up in, but it wasn't going to stay that way for long. The school was a dream come true, as far as administration and student accommodations went. [...]

By | 2017-01-27T10:11:36+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Categories: Sexual abuse, Stigma Fighters, Trauma|0 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Peter Michael Marino

"Socially Anxious Artist Seeking Anxiety-Causing Opportunities" In the middle of a recent holiday party, a friend discovered me in the kitchen washing dishes. “Why are you doing that now?” she asked. “I need a break from the people,” I sheepishly replied. “But, it’s your party. There are only six people here. Come on! You’re in [...]

By | 2017-01-10T21:03:22+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Stigma Fighters|Tags: , |0 Comments

Mallorey

Right now I feel like I’m standing on fairly level ground looking back over the past several months of spiraling anxiety and depression like a rocky, brambly, dark, deep canyon I just traversed. Things are slowing down now and seem a bit brighter. All the sleepless nights and nightmares, the headaches and stomachaches, the loss [...]

By | 2016-11-30T12:17:22+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments