99 % to 1%
99% of the harm is caused in your head, by you and your thoughts.
1% of the harm is caused by reality, what actually happens, and the outcome.
Most of the time, the problem isn’t the problem. The way you think about the problem is.
Why you might feel anxious about returning to “NORMAL LIFE”
Over the last one n half-year over brain has been conditioned to believe the outside world is dangerous.
What panic disorder looks like.
Or you could switch out “panic” with just “anxiety itself” and you’ll get a lot of presentations of GAD.
𝐃𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐲𝐨𝐮?
📍 Constantly fearing having a panic attack
📍 Overthinking every scenario until panic arises
📍 Worrying about never feeling “normal” again
📍 Constantly checking yourself for symptoms
📍 Convincing yourself you will panic, then panicking
I know when something doesn’t feel safe it’s hard to NOT give our attention to it. But this is exactly where recovery lies with chronic, compulsive anxiety.