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Coping with Anxiety in the Car – Guest Post

Hello everyone, welcome back to The Anxiety Diaries guest post series. I’ve had a great response to the previous two guest posts, which you can read here if you haven’t already. This week I’m featuring the lovely Katy from Katykicker.com. Katy is a full time work from home mum. She writes about how to make and save money online, alongside snippets of her family life. Today she’s sharing some tips on coping with anxiety in the car. I’m known for being organised, motivated and driven. I am somebody that never lets much stand in my way. However, I have a […]

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The Anxiety Diaries – Even Angels Fall

When I started ‘The Anxiety Diaries’ my hope was to share experiences of anxiety. Not just my own, but those of others too. So Today I would like to welcome my first guest poster to the series, Emma from Even Angels Fall. Here Emma tells us her story about how anxiety effects her. Take it away Emma: “I’ve been living with mental illness for over half my life now and although I don’t think I’ll ever be ‘cured’ from depression, I feel I now at least know the signs to recognise and can cope a little better than before. I’ve […]

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The Anxiety Diaries – Anxiety at Christmas

Anxiety at Christmas Christmas can be an overwhelming and stressful time for everyone. But for those suffering from an anxiety disorder, the anxiety at Christmas can be almost unbearable. I sit here on Christmas Eve with my daughter beside me on the sofa. She’s singing along to a Christmas song, “snow is falling, all around me, children playing, having fun”. Her sweet little voice sounds out around the living room, a compliment to the wood crackling on the stove and the Christmas tree lights twinkling in the corner of the room. It sounds lovely, doesn’t it? So why is it […]

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The Anxiety Diaries – Being Honest

I’ve been holding back on my blog a lot recently. My head is constantly filled with thoughts, but none of them have made it through my finger tips and on to the page. But something has to give. I can’t continue like this, hiding the way I am. I started this blog to document the life of our family, and I’ve done that regularly for the last three years. But there is a part of our family life that I’ve kept quiet during that time. It’s as much a part of our family life as all of the fin stuff […]

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