Have You Considered Therapy?

My desire for a second baby was the push I needed to finally seek counseling. I found a therapist through my insurance (who, of course, barely covered the fees…) and reluctantly showed up for my first appointment. I showed up, which is the hardest and most important step, but I was not at all sure about what I’d just signed up for. I was nervous, anxious, judgmental, un-trusting and had set my walls up as high as possible. I wanted help, but this was kind of scary. I am 100% supportive of every and anyone seeing a therapist, but it’s very different when it comes to myself, and I think a huge majority of people feel this way.

#14DaysOfMe

Over the years I have tried numerous techniques to help me handle my anxiety and panic attacks. Yoga, praying, counseling, medication, meditation, exercising and diet changes, just to name a few, are all practices that I have tried/still do, but there’s one that I rarely talk about because it’s a little embarrassing and pretty silly. MANY […]

Being Medicated

Monday was my one-month anniversary of finally visiting a doctor and getting my health on track. I’m already feeling better and I didn’t even cry this time! I want to celebrate by sharing some experiences and answering some questions about anxiety medication. When I began writing Positively Panicked I began getting lots of questions like […]