Wellness // Anxiety

Wellness // Anxiety

I've struggled with anxiety for most of my life.  When I was around 15 it was pretty intense.  I was loosing my hair, and eventually had to see a stomach specialist for the symptoms.  By my early 20's I was experiencing mild anxiety attacks that would come on spontaneously.  My breath felt constricted in my throat and I had this overwhelming sense of something being off or very wrong without knowing what.  In the last few years I feel like I've been taking steps that help curb my anxiety to where I don't often feel anxious or worried or out of control on the reg.  There are many different forms of anxiety and where it stems from can vary greatly.  For me anxiety comes from the crazy thoughts of perfectionism in my head and feeling out of control of events, outcomes and circumstances.  Here are some of the things that I've been actively doing that have made a huge difference for me in dealing with anxiety in the last few years.

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