How I’m Coping With Social Anxiety

Photo by Hello I'm Nik/Unsplash My Experience With Social Anxiety I've struggled with social anxiety for most of my life. When I was in school people would say, "you'll come out of your shell soon enough." And I would hope they were right. Being naturally shy and quiet is tough when you're put in these … Continue reading How I’m Coping With Social Anxiety

Attack of the Panic – My Panic Attack Experience

Photo by: Tonik/Unsplash *Article originally posted on March 12* Oh yes! That's the only way to describe how a panic attack begins. I had one last Sunday actually, the first one of the year. It wasn't the first one I've experienced and it's not the last one. Was I stressed? No. Was I upset about … Continue reading Attack of the Panic – My Panic Attack Experience

Living With Agoraphobia and Panic Disorder

Agoraphobia is defined by the NHS as "Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult or that help wouldn't be available if things go wrong". Agoraphobia is most common in women between the ages of 18-35. The cause of this mental health condition isn't exactly clear.  While it usually develops … Continue reading Living With Agoraphobia and Panic Disorder