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The fear of crowds and tips to control it | Mental Health

One of the things that trigger my anxiety the most is crowds. Seeing too many people all together, especially if it's in a small space, makes me feel like I am about to suffocate, as if there wasn't enough oxygen for all of us. On Wednesday, my mom and I stopped for breakfast at our… Continue reading The fear of crowds and tips to control it | Mental Health

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The pains and joys of writing about anxiety: my journey so far

In just a couple of days, my blog will turn 2 months old. These past few weeks have been an interesting journey for me, trying to figure out what's the best way of sharing my experience and talking openly about anxiety. It hasn't been easy, even though this is not my first time as a… Continue reading The pains and joys of writing about anxiety: my journey so far

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Easy relaxation techniques for when your brain won’t stop thinking

Hi everyone and welcome back! After being absent for one week because my wifi connection decided to die on me, I am back with one of my mental health posts. Today I want to share some quick and easy relaxation techniques for those moments where it feels like our brain can't stop working and it… Continue reading Easy relaxation techniques for when your brain won’t stop thinking

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Mental disorders are very much physical. Here’s why | The Anxiety Chronicles

When I was younger and I had my very first bad anxiety crisis, it worried me and my parents to death. I still didn’t know what an anxiety disorder was and up to that point I had been seemingly okay, getting through life as any other teenager would. Then, suddenly, I started feeling sick. For… Continue reading Mental disorders are very much physical. Here’s why | The Anxiety Chronicles

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The future terrifies me – and it’s okay

One of the things about anxiety I often think about is how it makes it so hard for me to accept that feeling nervous and scared sometimes is okay. I struggle to differentiate between situations that are just, let's say, all-in-my-head, and situations that would make anyone feel stressed out. I am always feeling so… Continue reading The future terrifies me – and it’s okay

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Taking a master’s degree?! | The Anxiety Chronicles

  As I mentioned in a previous post, I completed my undergraduate degree in International relations and Human rights in November 2017. University was one of the most challenging and emotionally draining experiences I have ever put myself through, and there were times I honestly thought I would quit because everything felt like it was… Continue reading Taking a master’s degree?! | The Anxiety Chronicles