Had lunch with an old friend. It’s always amazing to me how life’s lessons just jump out at you sometimes. One did.
As much as we may not like it, we come by our anxiety quite honestly. There’s a little something known as temperament that deals the cards. But it’s still up to us to play the hand. Summary of a great New York Times Magazine article.
I have two wonderful teenage children and I love them very much. Over the years, I’ve pondered how my panic attack and anxiety-generating genes would one day impact them. Yes, would my children struggle as I did? You know, isn’t it odd that as much as I had nothing to do with my genetic composition, [...]
I would be willing to wager your life is in a considerable state of disarray. I mean, I don’t think that’s a “stop the presses” revelation, as such life circumstances are fairly common amongst panic and anxiety sufferers. Seems we always have several crises going on at the same time. Am I right? Let’s see, [...]
Raise your hand if you’ve ever endured agoraphobia. Well, my arm’s extended upward. I can recall being all but housebound because of it in the early 1980’s. And if I did venture out it was with a few drinks under my belt, a few beers in the car, and about ten cigarettes in my mouth. [...]