Category: Living with Anxiety

13 Everyday Things That Mental Ill-Health Makes Difficult

13 Everyday Things That Mental-Ill Health Makes Difficult

Mental ill-health can affect every aspect of our lives, each and every day that we’re unwell. It can be hard to explain to those who’ve never experienced it quite how it can seep into everything we try to do and make everyday things seem extraordinarily difficult. Often we become so used to managing our condition…

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11 Ways We Can Manage Our Anxiety When (We’re) In Public

11 Ways We Can Manage Our Anxiety When (We're) In Public

Being in public can make it much harder to manage our levels of anxiety even for those of us who’ve struggled with anxiety for a long time and have developed some coping strategies to help us to manage the way we feel. When we’re in public, not only are we likely to have higher levels…

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15 Ways To Switch Off

15 Ways To Switch Off

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Google Searches: Why Does Social Anxiety…?

Google Searches How Does Social Anxiety

When we’re first diagnosed with something, we usually have a lot of questions. Social anxiety is no different. Google is often one of the first places we go with these questions, but we can’t always find the answers we’re looking for. Sometimes we can’t find enough information to answer our questions, at other times we…

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11 Ways To Support A Loved One Who’s Living With Anxiety

11 Ways To Support A Loved One Who's Living With Anxiety

Anxiety can be debilitating, and supporting a loved one who’s living with anxiety can be really difficult. There are times when you might feel really helpless – it can be difficult to know what to do and how to help. 1. Check In It can be difficult to reach out when we are living with…

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Google Searches: Does Anxiety…?

Google Searches: Does Anxiety...?

Anxiety can cause lots of different thoughts and feelings, both physical and mental. Sometimes this leaves us with more questions than answers. We’re often not sure if the things we’re experiencing are ‘normal’ and there’s so much that’s not openly spoken about. Sometimes we question whether they’re caused by anxiety or by something completely different….

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When Loneliness And Social Anxiety Are At Odds With One Another

When Loneliness And Social Anxiety Are At Odds With One Another

When we are living with social anxiety, it makes socialising really difficult. We might find ourselves feeling very isolated and lonely. Loneliness is damaging to our overall health. Feeling connected and having a sense of belonging are needs we all have. When we have social anxiety and feel lonely, the two can feel at odds…

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Understanding The Difference Between Nervousness And Anxiety

Understanding The Difference Between Nervousness And Anxiety

Sometimes it can be hard to work out whether we’re experiencing nervousness or anxiety. Nervousness is a human emotion that everyone experiences from time to time. Anxiety can be a diagnosable medical condition. We often turn to Google in a bid to work out what we’re living with, but that can leave us feeling even…

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Another 13 Symptoms Of Anxiety We Never Talk About

Another 13 Symptoms Of Anxiety We Never Talk About

Anxiety is has a lot of associated symptoms, some of which we sometimes find difficult to talk about. Because we don’t talk about them, it can often feel like we’re alone in what we’re experiencing. The reality is that lots of us experience a variety of symptoms; we’ve pulled together another 13 symptoms of anxiety that we…

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When Anxiety And Depression Pull Us In Different Directions

Anxiety and depression are separate conditions, but many of us experience both of them at the same time. There can be a huge contrast between anxiety and depression. Sometimes it feels as though depression is pulling us one way, and anxiety is pulling us in the opposite direction. It can leave us feeling trapped somewhere…

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