Posts in Anxiety
High Functioning Anxiety - Why I Don't Seem Anxious

People are usually surprised when they find out about my Anxiety Disorder. They can't believe that the same guy who once gave one of the Dreamboys a lap-dance in front of a crowd also walks out of shops in fear of being spoken to. They can't believe that the confident guy who has great work relationships, can also have an anxiety attack at the thought of making a dinner reservation.

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Advice for Anxious Digital Nomads

Obviously, I'm an Anxious Digital Nomad. It goes without saying but if the thought of living a life with constant travel, uncertainty, flexibility and spontaneity scares you a little, you're not alone. Since I decided to travel full time, my mind has been flip flopping between extreme elation (OMG I'm going on a never-ending holiday how fucking cool is that) to the familiar state of extreme panic…

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The 3 Best Things for Mental Health Self Care

I’m in touch with my feelings and emotions, as well as knowing my limits and abilities. Despite this, I can sometimes drop the ball on Mental Health Self Care. Back in 2017, Madalyn Parker tweeted her CEO’s reply to her email about taking a Mental Health Day. He showed compassion and praised her for reminding everyone of the importance of using Sick Days for Mental Health.

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Impostor Syndrome - How I Overcome It.

Feel like you’re “winging it” and it’s a matter of time before someone calls you out? Same here! I first heard of Impostor Syndrome from one of my friends (he’s a Counselor). We were talking about Anxiety and I was ranting about how I didn’t feel like I was good enough to get another job in IT – despite all the good feedback I've had and 5 years of being a top performer in my team.

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Beat Hostel Anxiety When Travelling

If you’re like me, the thought of staying in a hostel is slightly terrifying. It might seem like a really insignificant thing for some people – head off on your travels, save a bit of money by booking a hostel, meet a few people, have a few nights out and chill. To me, it’s an opportunity for my anxiety to convince me that everything that can go wrong, will go wrong.

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What is Anxiety?

I've had Anxiety for a long time. Whenever something big happens, I find that knowing the ins and outs of whatever it is helps. This might be a need to make sure I’m prepared for that “worst case scenario” that I always convince myself will happen, or maybe I’m just curious and it occupies my mind.

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