About me · anxiety · Generalized Anxiety · paranoia · SAD · Social anxiety

Alone in a Room Full of People

I spent the weekend at a dance camp for my young daughter. She was in classes most of the day, so I spent my time with many, many of the moms. I only know very few of them, so I was already in a situation that would cause my social anxiety to flair up. (I… Continue reading Alone in a Room Full of People

anxiety · Generalized Anxiety · SAD · self-confidence · Social anxiety

Criticism and the Anxious Mind

These are my own experiences.  I am not a medical professional.   We all experience criticism at some point.  Sometimes it is meant to be mean, sometimes light-hearted, sometimes as a means to improvement from a well-meaning friend or colleague.  Many people are able to take that criticism and use it as a healthy way… Continue reading Criticism and the Anxious Mind

anxiety · Generalized Anxiety · paranoia · SAD · Social anxiety

Why is everyone staring at me? Anxiety and Paranoia

Again, these are my own experiences.  I am not a medical professional. Part of having any anxiety issues is the paranoia that comes with it.  I don’t mean “the government is watching” or “someone is out to get me” paranoia.  This is more of a worry-based paranoia. If I walk into a party and people… Continue reading Why is everyone staring at me? Anxiety and Paranoia