Clever Silly Luv

We face a unique battle.  While it can have its ups and downs and highs and lows, there is nothing more important in facing this than this single simple concept – Clever Silly Luv.  Naturally for the ones that follow this blog, this seems a little abstract and perhaps even odd….but stick with me. I […]

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Found this and since the original purpose of this blog was to help caregivers help people dealing with this, it is more than appropriate to post the link….http://www.healthcentral.com/anxiety/cf/slideshows/what-not-to-say-when-someone-is-having-an-anxiety-attack?ap=825#slide=6

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Loneliness: Kill Me Now or Kill Me Later

Part of dealing with Panic and Anxiety is the intense sense of feeling unattached to those around us. A feeling that what we are dealing with makes us the only person in the world dealing with it. What makes it even harder is that in some sense of the word, we are also viewed as having […]

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Support Fallout – What Happened When the People I Count on are not There?

I had a meeting last night.  Flying high off of a successful journey on Sunday, I felt confident with reasonable doubt that I could do this, without much help.  My external support network is pretty good-I thought.  My Panic manifests itself 99% of the time in a motor vehicle. But I was feeling pretty good.  I […]

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Stress – A Lighter Perspective

I can not take any credit for this.  A dear friend sent this to me.  I do not know the author or origin but it is so appropriate, I had to share it. Stress: A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, ‘How heavy is this glass […]

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P.A.W. – A Delicate Balance

I am the Boss…You are the Under Ling. Any Questions? A delicate balance exists when a person that deals with any level of Panic and/or Anxiety Disorder attempts to remain a productive worker.  The vast majority of people that I have encountered in my many years of dealing with my own Panic and/or Anxiety Disorder […]

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Hypochondria: Let’s Stir the Pot a Bit More

Hypochondriasis is defined by Webster’s as “morbid concern about one’s health especially when accompanied by delusions of physical disease”. One labeled a hypochondriac can be described as “always ailing” or sometimes as just plain annoying. The hypochondriac can also be a thorn in the side of his or her doctor(s). But what causes this puzzling and […]

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The Anatomy of a Panic Attack

Ever wonder, as a support person for someone with panic attacks, what the anatomy and progression of a panic attack is like? Watch this 2 minute video and you will see and hear what is going on.

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