anxiety

How to Explain Anxiety | A Letter

In my book Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety, I have a chapter about how to explain anxiety to people who just don’t “get it” when it comes to the anxiety that you are experiencing.  An important piece of this chapter is that I wrote out a letter that you can either use for inspiration or print out and…

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Overcoming Social Anxiety and Dissociation: Reclaiming Connection and Empowerment

Social anxiety and dissociation can significantly impact our daily interactions, making us feel disconnected and trapped in a cycle of avoidance. In this blog post, we will explore the challenges faced by individuals struggling with social anxiety and dissociation, and discuss strategies to overcome these obstacles and reclaim a sense of connection and empowerment. Understanding…

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How to Make a Courage Ladder | Free AI Tool

What is Exposure? We are going to talk about facing your anxiety head on. This is called exposure. In my professional work, I have noticed that many people are held back by a very low tolerance for anxiety. It is hard to push forward and eliminate the control that anxiety has over you when you are still…

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Contamination OCD vs COVID-19 Safety

Many of us have experienced heightened concerns and anxiety about safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some individuals, these concerns may have become more pronounced due to a preexisting tendency towards avoiding perceived risks or dangers. In this blog post, we will explore how to cope with COVID anxiety and navigate safety precautions and social…

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You Aren’t Dying. It’s Just Anxiety.

PICTURE THIS… You are lying down to go to sleep. Things are progressing well. You close your eyes and take a few deep breaths. You try to think of happy things instead of the stressful things that you need to take care of tomorrow. After a few minutes, you’re just about to slip off into…

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This GIF Can Stop Your Anxiety

I’m so glad you’re here! Since this post, I’ve actually added another guided relaxation with a gif that I had commissioned just for Duff the Psych. You can see that post here! Breathe along to this. Nice and slow. Breath comes in, breath goes out.

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