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Relationship With Anxiety | How to Be With Anxious People

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I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and when people ask me how to be in a relationship with anxiety — that is, how to be in a relationship with someone who has anxiety disorders — the first thing I think about is this: Patience. Being in a Relationship With Anxiety Requires Patience The hardest thing for me to… 

Is Seroquel Addictive? The Strange Truth About Seroquel Abuse

Today, we’re asking the question, “Is Seroquel Addictive?” And yes you guessed it, I’m going to share my extensive experience with being a bipolar addict in recovery who is currently prescribed Seroquel. Also, we’ll look at what the experts are saying about the addictive potential of Seroquel. There’s a recovery joke going around, and it goes something like this, “Hey, what’s your DOC? Well, right… 

The Consequences of Eating Disorders (With Pictures)

Last time I wrote an introduction to what an eating disorder is — I feel it’s only appropriate to show the consequences of eating disorders. I’m 34 and a Chinese American female who has not only suffered two decades of an eating disorder but also over a decade of drug abuse. From coke to heroin and everything in between. I think it’s hard enough being… 

3 Types of Eating Disorders

I’ve suffered from an eating disorder for almost 20 years, and I’ve seen all the different types of eating disorders that exist while interacting with over 5,000 other eating disorder sufferers. This is what I’ve learned. 3 Different Types of Eating Disorders These are my explanations from two decades of suffering, researching, and interacting with thousands of people suffering from eating disorders. These are not… 

EMDR and Trauma — How EMDR Can Help You Feel Better About Yourself

While cognitive therapies can be powerful and work wonders over time, many patients just can’t wait that long—that’s why I started using EMDR to treat trauma. If there is one thing that every patient I see wants to work on, it is feeling better about themselves. Whether it’s low self-esteem or self-worth, or feelings of guilt and shame, most of the patients I work with… 

The Use of Yoga for Addiction Recovery in Treatment

Many treatment centers are now offering yoga for addiction recovery for their clients, from detox through sober living. This can be a beneficial tool, but it can also backfire if not handled carefully and properly. Unfortunately, the clients are the ones who may suffer. Yoga isn’t just another form of exercise, like going to the gym. Yoga, used therapeutically, can be a valuable tool for… 

Is Lyrica Addictive? It Was the Worst Detox of My Life

Is Lyrica Addictive? My personal experience has been that it is. This is a short testimony of my experience with the frequently prescribed drug known as Lyrica, also known as Pregabalin. Medication can impact one person one way and then the other a different way, so keep that in mind while I go over what my experience on this particular medication looked like. Lyrica is… 

Is Wellbutrin Addictive?

Is Wellbutrin addictive? In my experience, it’s not. This is a short testimony of my experience with the frequently prescribed drug known as Wellbutrin. Wellbutrin is prescribed for various reasons, from depression and smoking cessation to anxiety. It can even be used as a performance enhancer for men who struggle with ED. It wasn’t until my first experience staying in a treatment center back in… 

Heroin Addiction Stories — Jazz and Heroin: My Real-Life Heroin Addiction Story

Heroin addiction stories run the gamut, and I hate to say it this way, but I can tell you that mine is one of the worst you’ll ever read. I can tell y’all one thing for certain: I got introduced to an adult world at a very young age.  The reason for this was because I displayed an uncanny natural ability to mimic jazz pianists…