Welcome to HealingWell and the A & P Forum. This is the place to
come if you have questions or concerns about anxiety/panic, related medications
and their side effects and recovery. Some of our members have been living with
anxiety and related disorders for years, while others are new to this
I'm sorry that your anxiety is so bad and really
affecting you in a negative way. Do you have a therapist, if not; do you think
you could try to get one? It's hard to try to deal with this on your own.
Certain therapies, like Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy can usually be really
beneficial for GAD and other anxiety disorders.
Anger management is a serious problem, and one that
can have profound complications in your life. But what few people realize
is that anger may be the result of anxiety or fear.
Often anger builds up, and leads to thoughts that
are hard to control. Journaling (writing out thoughts in a journal) gives you a
place to share all of those angry thoughts before they become bottled up, so
your mind stops focusing on them as often.
When the anger comes from irritation, or because you feel like you're losing
control, you need to find a quick way to take a step back. Start by closing
your eyes (if it's safe to do so), because this reduces the visual stimulation
around you. Then, start slow breathing to calm your heart rate and reduce your
I hope you continue to talk with us here in the
forum as we know where you are coming from and what you are going through.
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