I've belonged to this group for some time but this is my first post. Is it possible to talk yourself out of being anxious? I've been dealing with this for the past several months and have good days and not-so-good days. Working with my primary care dr., initially to work with elevated blood pressure. We had a discussion about whether the BP was causing the anxiety or the anxiety causing BP problem (which came first, the chicken or the egg?). BP RX worked for a while but when I get anxious, it rises. I have an appointment coming up with him to discuss and want to bring up the possibility of RX to treat anxiety. I'm also seeing a wonderful psychotherapist who was a great help to me with grief counseling after my husband died suddenly. Had a good session last week and I left feeling great. Today...not so good. Last week the psychotherapist told me not to be afraid of taking RX for the anxiety. I read that a good way to deal with anxiety was to write down your feelings, which is why I'm here now.
I think that I need a good cry! Anyone else feel that way?
I had been coping well with my anxiety for the past few months, but it seems to be getting pretty bad again. We've had a few big life changes, so I can understand the anxiety. However, we are going on vacation in a few weeks, and for the past month, I've been struggling with the fact that I have to get on a plane. I've been on a plane before, but still. It is NOT one of my favorite passtimes. I'm...
for the past couple of days I’ve been nothing but overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with work and everyday things. Like I feel like the littlest things overwhelm me right now. I struggle with anixity and depression and it’s definitely an everyday battle. I’m so tired of. I want to go to therapy, but taking that first step to call is something that makes me panic.