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9 Healthy Ways to Deal with Anxiety Now — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Anxiety has become part of life. A part of our identity. But that doesn’t make it normal. There is nothing normal about being in a constant state of fear and panic. ~ Luminita D. Saviuc There are so many things happening in the world right. So much stress, panic, disorder, and anxiety that seems to be present everywhere. And even though it can be so easy to get pulled into all that chaos and madness, we have a choice not to…

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How I’m Finding Hope in the Pandemic – Happiness Article

“We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~Joseph Campbell It’s hard to believe the state of the world we are in. It feels like 2020 has become the plot of an apocalyptic movie. A microscopic virus invades planet earth targeting human beings. As mass numbers of human beings retreat indoors, wildlife begins to flourish. Slowly, continent by continent, the human bacteria is eliminated. Only…

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My “Stress” Was Actually High-Functioning Anxiety – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Anxiety is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” ~Jodi Picoult Many years ago, I worked in the technology sector in Austin, Texas, which is a big “tech town.” I was incredibly focused on building my career and earning a higher and higher salary. I also have two daughters, who were in elementary school at the time. I’m divorced and am the primary care giver for them. Like so many…

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4 Simple Habits That Can Soothe Your Anxious Mind – Happiness Article

“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh There is so much noise and overwhelm these days it’s almost impossible to not feel crippling anxiety on a regular basis. With a march of commitments, appointments, and obligations that never seem to end, we’re a nation of chronically stressed and overwhelmed. We often spend our lives in a rush, running on autopilot, completing task after task until we finally…

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7 Stupid Little Things That Suck About Suffering From Anxiety – Self Improvement Article

There are a million things that suck about having anxiety. Aside from the obvious, here are some of the (seemingly) small things that bother me most during my day-to-day life: 1. At any given time, I have a million things on my mind, a million things on my to-do list, a million things stressing me out — but I never have the energy to actually accomplish those things. I end up putting them off and putting them off, which makes…

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In 2019, I Am Not Letting My Anxiety Win

I don’t want to be the quiet girl anymore. The shy girl. The boring girl. I don’t want to get overlooked while writing party invitations and setting concert plans because everyone assumes I am going to choose to stay home instead. In 2019, I am going to break from my comfort zone. I am going to say yes to adventure, even though my anxiety is going to try to talk me out of trying new things. I am going to…

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