Some people never experienced anything on this list as a kid, and still, today are the victims of crippling anxiety. Others will read through this list of things people did as a kid because of their anxiety and be raising their hand in agreement saying, “that’s me.”
Author: Bri Lamm
The Bible is full of hopelessness. It’s literally 2000+ pages of lonely, broken, “dirty,” sinners, and all of their baggage. But you guys, those sinners are us. Their stories are exactly where the hope is found.
The wall of semi-trucks stretched across all of the westbound and eastbound lanes of the interstate — 13 trucks in total — creating a shorter distance for the man to fall if he did, in fact, decide to jump.
“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” —Rachel Scott
According to the National Institute of Justice, an estimated 90 percent of children who become victims of domestic sex trafficking, were already victims of sexual abuse. Further, 50 to more than 90 percent of said victims have spent time in the child-welfare system.
“Anxiety isn’t a one size fits all, it isn’t consistent and it isn’t always easy to tell. You might think she’s just snapped at you, but it was anxiety that did it. You might think she’s angry, but it’s the anxiety that’s got a choke hold. You might think she’s not enjoying herself when you go out and it’s your fault, but it’s not. It’s anxiety.
Laughter is a form of medicine, and while laughing at some meme certainly won’t make your anxiety go away, it sure does bring a strong sense of comfort and support—even if only for a minute.
"Just over a month ago, I could see," Kaylee Muthart writes. "Or maybe I should put it this way: I had both my eyes, but they didn't help me notice how dangerous my life had become. Then, on February 6, my world went black."
“People think, they hear anxiety, high-pressure life, you’re on television. It’s nothing to do with that,” he said. “I’ve had heightened anxiety and mild panic attacks at the playground with my own children and wife there, and the feeling was so terrifying and so gripping that I literally had to leave and excuse myself.”