Mental Health — Wellness

Becoming Friends With My Anxiety

Anxiety Mental Health Wellness

I have had a constant companion for almost two years. Sometimes it was so oppressive I couldn’t leave home, often so mild I could almost forget it. Always present. But for a long time, I didn’t know what to call this thing, this shadow which followed me everywhere. It was my psychologist who formally introduced us about six months ago. By that time, this shadow had followed me for more than a year. I knew things weren’t right and I desperately wanted to fix it but didn’t know how to do it. My GP referred me to Cathy, my psychologist,...

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