03 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

anxiety revealed

Love this post from Jen on EPBOT about anxiety. Here’s an excerpt:

I know this is pretty much the worst pep talk ever, but I think this is something you “just do it!” types need to hear: sometimes pushing someone into “facing their fears” only makes the fear worse. And even if it doesn’t, there’s no guarantee they’ll be any less afraid the next time around. Panic isn’t rational. It doesn’t follow logic or common sense. You can’t reason with it or outsmart it – and that’s probably the hardest part for loved ones of anxiety-sufferers to accept.

Read more here: http://www.epbot.com/2012/09/the-enduring-hope-of-someday.html

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