Tell us how you overcame anxiety this week, even if only for one fleeting moment.
While soaking in all of this information might help to make me more certain, it definitely jars my nerves.
Right now, no matter what tomorrow holds, you are alive. And how? Who knows. It’s a brilliant and temporary mystery.
They mistook his death for a mere disinterest in social media. But no. He was dead, and Facebook made every effort to remind me daily.
Visiting Bubba’s Facebook page allows me to see photos of him in his prime — as the fun-loving guy I want to remember him as. Visiting a grave site would just allow me to see a chunk of stone with his name on it.
My 25-year-old friend can’t be dead. He just watched a movie. People who just watched a movie and posted about it on Facebook can’t die. No. No no no no no.
Tell your story. Share your experience. Mental health affects everything we do.
I was honored to be chosen as this week’s PA Live! Blog of the Week on WBRE-TV.
Now, I’m not one to judge the severity of someone else’s anxiety level, but let me share a pet peeve of mine: I hate it when people use the phrase “panic attack” to describe a mild dilemma that clearly came nowhere close to launching them into that all-too-familiar downward spiral of shaking, tachycardia, dizziness, derealization, and air hunger.
And so, I’m launching my new blog series called “Anxiety Society”. Call it an extended version of the “man-on-the-street” interview, but conducted within the context of the internet.