Lucy finds herself in front of a doctor who assumes a self-help book will fix her troubles when all she’s looking for is a prescription refill for the psychotropic she takes for anxiety and depression.
Clarity4thesoul describes the first time they felt anxious and didn’t know what was happening. It took self-education to turn things around.
Jorge experimented with weed when he was fourteen and woke up the next day with constant anxiety and a feeling of being disconnected from his body. He was told his symptoms would get worse and he would need to be medicated for life. He found another way to gain relief.
Raped in her freshman year of college, Laurie couldn’t find anyone to help her get justice. Her mental health spiralled downward. After 4 years of crying for help, it took 1 person to notice for her to begin to fight her way out.
Our guest shares how she struggled with fearful and paranoid thoughts after her dad died and how it impacted her work, relationships and life for years. Once diagnosed with anxiety, her healing began.
Have you ever wanted to punch a doctor in the throat?
“Everything came back normal,” the doctor always said, “You’re fine.”
“Well, Doc. I didn’t come in because I feel fine,” I always thought.
Twenty-two years of that and I had honestly given up on health care. I hated doctors.
Twenty-two years of visits to specialists. Blood tests, urine samples, sleep tests, finger pricks, poking and prodding; always just to come back and tell me that I’m fine.
Riddle with social anxiety and dependent on others to protect her, Anonymous finds herself in an abusive relationship that leads to depression and PTSD. In the end, her courage to get help saved her life.