GO AWAY!

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This picture makes me laugh eveytime I see it.  But it’s also a great reminder of one of the first tools I learned in therapy. Lable the feeling as anxiety and move on. See before I found out about my disease, I spent a ridiculous amount of time trying to figure out why I was anxious. Doing that would wind me up, or convince me I was more stressed about a situation than I really was. Rick worked with me to say “oh this is anxiety.  It is a result of the chemistry in my brian. Do some breathing and continue with your day”

Does it make the anxiety go away? No. But it does help manage it.

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One thought on “GO AWAY!

  1. sakuraandme says:

    Hey Nicole.
    Anxiety’s a killer. If I can keep check of that? Everything else seems to fall into place. Really lovely to see a post from you! I do the breathing too and it really helps, doesn’t it?
    Have a great day. Hugs and love to you, Paula. Xxx

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