The Great Anxiety Debate is the conversations you have in your head with Anxiety. You try to convince Anxiety that something is safe and Anxiety tries to convince you that you are catastrophically wrong.
Given a good exposure plan and consistency, you can make progress towards your anxiety goals!
Learn to break your fear into small, manageable steps!
When facing a fear is really just another avoidance of fear.
Ultimately, you have to take action if you want to get better. Are you up to the challenge?
Do-Nothing Therapy (DONT) involves understanding that Anxiety feeds upon your resistance, avoidances, and safety-behaviors.
People who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) suffer from recurrent thoughts that cause a significant amount of distress…
Learning from Charlie Brown’s mistakes. Will you try to kick the ball or will you ignore Lucy’s promises and finally quit playing her game?
The primary non-medical treatment for anxiety disorders is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with an emphasis on Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP).
Be warned, Anxiety will say anything it has to say in order to get you away from situations that it thinks are dangerous. Anxiety will try to convince you to follow certain “Rules” in order to be safe, but following those rules is what gives Anxiety its power over you.