Perhaps, if you are like me, you are too prideful to say anything about how you truly feel.
Find someone who understands your struggles. Someone who won’t judge you when your body shakes and your mind won’t shut up.
You’re obsessed with being on-time.
Encourage, But Don’t Push
It honestly breaks my little heart and causes the bricks to be stacks quicker on my burdened chest. My anxiety grows ten fold and the sickening voice inside my head won’t shut up. It’s like all that matters in my life is grey. And muted.
I may never be comfortable in my own skin, but at least for today, I’ll try.
The night gives me too much time to spend inside my head — which is not a pleasant place to be.
By investing in the opposite reaction to fear, you begin to build a habit of facing fears, accepting your uncomfortable emotions and openness to the possibility that social situations aren’t as life-threatening as your fears indicated.
Anxiety is crying yourself to sleep because you just KNOW the house will burn and your father will die trying to save all of you.
At some point I was so convinced that some tragedy is awaiting me, that I started feeling genuinely sorry for myself.