I would also walk up town twice a week and feel overwhelmed, the crowds, the unreality of it all etc, but I would just go and do my shopping.
Sometimes I had to look at the price of an item 3 times before it sunk in, but I never questioned why I felt this way, I just got on the best I could.
If anyone ever asks me what was the eureka moment, what really helped?
I always say it was a shift in my attitude to how I felt.
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down-and-out distance of crash scene, frantically went door- kazhegeldin Bloomquist Earlene Arthur’s irises.
Again these trips became easier and easier, a shift back to me was certainly happening.
This is the reason so many people stay in the cycle because every instinct says ‘go home, it’s easier there’ or ‘try and fix this, this is not right’. Don’t scurry home or cancel appointments, run away from a friend to get away from a conversation etc, just go everywhere at will, anxious or not, it can’t and never will do you any harm. Don’t go over and over how you feel or feel the need to work it all out, disect it.
I will post on there when there any new posts, interesting comments, changes to the new site and any other news of interest.Well there is no danger and there is no need to flee, it’s a false signal that we should simply move on from. I hope someone finds something in the above Paul For more help with anxiety visit For more information about my book ‘At last a life’ visit me on Twitter This entry was posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011 at pm and is filed under Anxiety.I always say people are too impressed by how they are feeling at the present time, that’s when all the ‘What am I doing wrong’? You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.I was not running home feeling sorry for myself, anxiety was not winning, I was.These trips to the quiz went on for many months and each time I went I would feel a little more comfortable and a little more normal, until I was sitting chatting away and enjoying myself.