Scared to be alone..

It is natural to want to be with other people and want to feel loved. But people who struggle with phobia of being alone feel like they have no choice but to do whatever it takes to be with other people. Even if it means that they are with abusive…

Ride the wave-overcoming anxiety

Life can be very stressful especially when we are dealing with more than one problem..unfortunately that's part of life and we have to be able to cope with multiple issues. Sometimes I feel like this big wave is trying to swallow me and I am going to drown. I keep…

How I cope with fear

I had another interesting therapy session with my counselor and he did remind me of my pattern. I think I know what the problem is but I do have this intense paranoia about upsetting other people. My usual thing to say is "Is she mad at me?" "Does she hate…

How to stop the worries!

My sister suffers from the anxiety attacks and she didn't know that she had an anxiety disorder. She didn't know that it was actually a disorder. She was bullied in school and started to experience panic attacks and severe anxiety whenever she goes to certain places or see people who…

The leaves in the stream exercise

My therapist suggested that I check out the leaves in the Stream hypnosis and found a few videos that show this technique on youtube so you may want to check it out. This exercise is to help you bring your anxiety under control and also it helps us see our…

How to control excessive worrying

It is normal to worry about things..we all have various responsibilities in our lives, and it is natural for us to feel anxious about certain things..worry is very helpful because it drives us to take action to resolve what's making us worry..but it turns into "anxiety" when we don't take…

Letting go ain’t easy

It's hard for me to let go...especially when a bad thing happens. It often triggers my childhood memories..from then, I start to think about it over and over. I am scared..what if this individual will do this? What if this will happen and I would be in trouble..? Without any…

Overcome extreme anxiety and PTSD

Hyper-vigilance is the condition of being overly sensitive to certain stimuli, like loud noises, specific words or even certain smells. Having these types of sensitivities can be hugely disruptive to day to day life and activities. These stimuli that occur naturally in the world can bring on distress, fear and…

Cure depersonalization disorder

Let's start with the first item on the list: Develop earned security A disorganized attachment style is caused by suboptimal parenting during a child's early infancy. This pattern of attachment creates a tendency inside of a child towards dissociation when faced with stressful circumstances. When this child grows older, he…