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  Stopping contact with an abusive parent might be the best thing for you. Yet, it’s one of the hardest things to do. First, there are the emotional hooks from the parent. Next, there’s the social shame and stigma of being a bad child, even though you are an adult. There’s also family connections that […]

If you suffer with anxiety disorder, an anxiety attack can feel very much like a heart attack. That’s because anxiety attack symptoms are similar in many ways to a heart attack. A panic attack is a less serious version of an anxiety attack, but is equally alarming to the person experiencing it. What is the difference […]

  It’s the Christmas season, and party invites are flying through the air. But you have social anxiety. Do you accept the invites or, do you give some convenient excuse not to attend? Avoiding the crowd is okay. In some cases, it might be better to avoid the large social crowd. Especially if anxiety about […]

Death doesn’t wait for anyone. It doesn’t care if there’s a holiday coming up, or a birthday. Grief doesn’t have boundaries, and it certainly doesn’t stop for a holiday. So, grieving at Christmas is okay. Grieving at Christmas is okay. Grief needs to be let out. It needs to vent. Anger, guilt, confusion, and love […]