One of the biggest mistakes you can make is believing everything that you think. 🤔
Could you imagine what it would be like if the voice in your head were actually someone standing next to you all day saying the things it says? 🤭
You’d call the police to have the person locked up! What a psycho they would be. 🚑 .
So then why os it that you consult that same voice before you make every major decision in your life? Why is it that your emotional center of gravity is dictated by the internal voice that never shuts up, never stops arguing with itself, and never comes to a resolution? 🤯
That internal voice can ruin our lives if we let it. 😳
If you’re tired of letting it ruin yours click the link in my bio to join our exclusive FB group of individuals looking to master their minds and emotions. 🧠 💪🏻
Misconceptions are common when it comes to anxiety. This was one of the most frustrating things for me and would put so much extra pressure on me. Here 3 that frustrate me the most.😡
'People with anxiety are fearful and weak'
WRONG! This is certainly not the case. Yes, anxiety is fear-based, but it definitely doesn’t define the person. When I am not experiencing anxiety, I am a super outgoing and friendly person. I'll chat with anyone and always provide a strong arm of support to anyone who needs it. As Psychotherapist Lindsay Britton quoted: People living with anxiety are usually survivors and extremely strong individuals.💪😜
‘Everyone gets anxious, just get over it!’
What utter Tosh! If only it were that simple. Anxiety and Panic attacks can be absolutely terrifying, and certainly not something you can just snap out of! Anxiety isn’t something to be swept under the carpet either as it can often lead to depression. Because it is an invisible illness, it has so much stigma attached that quite frankly isn’t fair. Recovery from anxiety is a journey that takes time and courage. 💪
'People use anxiety as an excuse not to do something.'
Most people struggling from anxiety will feel shame and guilt when it comes to canceling plans. Trust me when I say, it’s really no fun losing friends and relationships as a result of anxiety! 🙁😢 When my anxiety was at its peak, and I had to turn down invites or cancel plans, as I simply wasn’t feeling up to it, I’d feel incredibly sad and frustrated about doing so. What some people fail to realise is how desperate we are to feel able to do normal things. But sometimes it just feels too difficult. When struggling with anxiety, you should not be made to feel guilty by anyone if you need to cancel on them. You should be allowed to make that decision and only take the steps you want to while recovering. 💜
Let's talk mental health & Anxiety.
It doesn't matter if you're a man, woman or child this will apply to you.
It's called "The World View". But what I really mean is its YOUR world view based on the influences the closest to you.
Let me give you an example.
You may grow up thinking "PitBulls Are Bad" (I love them)
But you think that way because uncle Jimmy got attacked when he was 7 by one. Your mom loves her brother so she immediately took that world view. Your sister has been deathly terrified because your mom tells her all the time how bad pitbulls are.
And this all trickles down to you accepting and believing "Pitbulls Are Bad". Now is that true?
It is to YOU.
Because it's all you know, influenced by those around you.
So if I brought 15 pitbull puppies to your door, youd probably run away crying.
But if I left those puppies there and locked you in the room just you and those puppies. After a period of time you may start to question what you've grown to believe.
All because your current reality is showing you something completely different then the outcome you've come to expect based on those in your closest proximity.
The same goes with mental health.
Your anxiety is not you.
Your situation is not "life"
You aren't "damaged"
You aren't lost &
Life doesn't suck.
Your "World View" just is damaged.
So here is a 3 step process to break out of what I call "The Descent". 1. Change your influences
2. Change your worldview (Belief)
3. Change your outcome.
Nothing is simple with anxiety...nothing is ever really clear with anxiety. Not a simple question, or set of instructions.
We should read this 24/7/365 and know that we are in good hands. Stop obsessing on the small stuff. Hate less, love more and truly live
The new motto for the anxious consumer! If there is one belief that I stand by it's that our mentality does make our reality. Your mindset will measure the quality of how you live so pay close attention on how you think! It may be that "magic potion" you've been searching for this entire time! 😁⠀
What do you guys think about this statement though?? Lemme know!😊
Some people might not know how I came about owning a dog... it’s actually quite a long story. And I’m still convinced that God really wanted to give me a puppy for Christmas.
(But I’ll save that story for another time)🐶
It’s this pup’s birthday and I celebrated by writing a post about his role in my recovery story.
Go check it out! Link is in my bio! ❤️🐶
👏 the latest blog post is now up! I wanna touch up on some basics and talk about the origins of anxiety before we go more in-depth!
One of my story posts tonight talks about Anxiety!
I truly feel everyone has experienced some type of anxiety in there life. Whether it was having to do a school project in front of the class, sports game, exams etc.
But at the same time there are many different degrees of it. Before starting my online coaching business. For the last two years to be exact, I found myself struggling socially, became very awkward, I didn’t look forward to any events, social outings with my husband.
When we first bought our first home I truly didn’t feel the excitement I should have felt. I felt it was causing self confidence issues in myself and making it hard on the beginning of our marriage. I felt like I was missing something, I had lost myself. No longer committed to eating healthy or any type of fitness regimen.
Then this opportunity came smack dab in front of my face and I truly knew from the second I saw it, I had to do this. Helping people live a positive and healthy lifestyle. Meeting a community of people and being surrounded by positivity every single day. It’s been overwhelmingly life changing. Almost hard to put into words.
Friends I encourage you to find what makes you happy, it won’t happen right away or sometimes when you need it too. But when the opportunity comes up, take a leap of faith, you won’t regret it ❤️😊