Ripped up my To-Do list

Yup I did.  I ripped up my Christmas To-Do list this week.  I was stressing because my DH (Darling Husband) is looking at some serious medical issues and I was overwhelmed at all I had to do so I ripped up the To-Do list.  Now it is a Maybe do one or two things for…

Looked it up

I am a member of a CPTSD group on Facebook.  Someone posed the question what is the difference between a panic attack and an anxiety attack.  My gut feeling is a panic attack is like a spike in fear that is difficult or impossible to control….anxiety attack is the struggle I go with many days…

How one sees anxiety

Sometimes it helps to see another person’s view of anxiety.  It may not be your view.  You may experience it differently, however sometimes it is a relief to know that some of your perspectives are shared by someone else.   Love What Matters “To the man whose wife or partner has anxiety,You might have heard…

Depression and childhood

I struggle with the fact that I suffer the consequences of another persons mistakes and evil choices.  I get depressed thinking about what a mess my childhood was, most of my life I couldn’t even remember it.   21. “I have major issues with anxiety and depression because of my childhood. The biggest factor is…

Calming yourself (part 2)

A post on Facebook led to a link to an article with 49 phrases to use to calm an anxious child.  I am going to explain how these can be used to calm an anxious adult, especially yourself:  (My inner child needed lots of calming, especially when I was in counseling and remembering my past.) …