Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision, whether its before an exam, during a social event or sometimes for no reason. The question is, are these all the same type of anxiety, is the … More I HAVE ANXIETY, BUT WHAT TYPE?
Hey guyssssss, Welcome to the hardest blogpost i’ve ever written. I want you to read everything carefully, read the PRO’s and CON’s. Don’t focus on the negatives. Disclaimer : I’m not against medication, it’s the best decision I made, I just feel like we should raise awareness about what people go through when they start … More the truth – antidepressants.
THINK : I am slowly learning to stop assuming everything bad that could possibly happen is going to happen. I am not going to picture horrible things happening inside my head. I am not going to allow my fears to control me. I am not going to waste my time trying to predict the future … More Stop thinking the worst case scenario.
HAPPY WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY! I am so happy that mental health is becoming something normal to talk about, I am so happy it’s slowly becoming recognised in cultures that ignored it for all this time. Before I was diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder, I never understood what it was. I didn’t know anything … More WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY!
I’ve received loads of messages from people saying they think they’ve had a panic attack! This may be true or there is a possibility it isn’t. Hence, it’s important to understand what a panic attack is as well as its symptoms. There is actually a big difference between anxiety attacks and panic attacks. Personally, I … More panic attack or anxiety attack?
As a lot of you know I’ve suffered from extreme panic attacks in the past. The physical sensations are frightening. But for me, it isn’t the scariest part. There are symptoms of panic attacks I don’t like to talk about, I don’t even like to think of them. I noticed no one really talks about this specific symptom … More depersonalisation
I think as a society, we really underestimate how hard loving ourselves really is. It is not as easy as just taking a look at ourselves in the mirror and loving ourselves just based on what we see and what we like at the moment. I am not talking about loving ourselves for our hair, our … More Pain leads to self-love
Psychologist: ’Zaina, you have anxiety and panic disorder’ My thoughts:What in the world? Me? That can’t be right! But I nodded. Psychiatrist: I have decided to put you on this medicine, we’re starting off with a small dose to get you started, take one pill a day. And again I nodded. I went home and … More ‘Zaina, you have Anxiety and Panic Disorder.’