by Lauren Rae
Anxiety can often feel like a black hole, hidden bear trap and as if no one understands you all at the same time. Everyone with anxiety feels it in different ways but inevitably, we’re all struggling through the same awful penance.
For me, anxiety is like Kryptonite and when I get too close to, let’s say rejection, I succumb to a tumbling bout of depressive feels. Pow, right in the kisser. Admittedly, it’s not easy to get out of an anxiety or panic attack and we applaud those who try – even if they do tend to worsen the symptoms.
In the past year of learning and growing with anxiety, I now understand just some of the things you’re not supposed to say to those with the disorder.
Are you ready kids? (Here’s where you all excitedly shout, “Aye aye, Captain”, you know how it goes…)