Anxiety: Accept The Moments, Not The Disorder

Acknowledge Your Anxiety

Many people say that the first step to overcoming anxiety is to accept it. I only partially agree with this statement. I believe that the first step is acknowledging our anxiety, and we need to accept our anxious moments, but not the disorder as a whole. There are many definitions for accept, but this is […]

Failure Is An Opportunity

Failure Is An Opportunity

Are you living your life in constant fear of failure?  Are the decisions you make influenced by that fear? I have struggled with the fear of failure for most of my life.  It has guided me, shaped me, and overwhelmed me. I have missed out on many opportunities because I was scared of being unsuccessful.  I feared that […]

How To Use Goals To Overcome Anxiety

Setting Goals To Overcome Anxiety

The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score. – Bill Copeland I have realized the importance of goals, and that a lack of goal setting has played a negative role in my battle against anxiety. I have known for a […]

Did You Know That A Blog Can Help You?

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At the time that I am writing this post I have been blogging for a little over a week. I created Above Anxiety to help others and to share my stories, experiences, and knowledge with others, but I have learned that blogging can help me as well. I had never really thought about it before, […]