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Taking Charge of Your Anxiety | 101 Anxiety Tips (#4)

Updated: Mar 21, 2023

There is only one person responsible for your anxiety — and that is you. Taking charge of your anxiety, learning tools and treatments to help manage it, working as a partner with medical professionals to get the support you need — these are huge steps you can take towards a better life.


In the 4th installment of our “101 Anxiety Tips” series, we look at responsibility. We explore how responsibility is different than blame, how educating yourself on your anxiety can create a sense of freedom, and how being an “active patient” with your doctor can lead to better overall physical and mental health. I hope you enjoy it.


Be at peace, D 😊


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Chapters

00:00 Teaser 01:09 Introduction 01:39 Responsibility & Blame 02:58 Responsibility & Footwear 06:18 Responsibility & Control 07:24 Hyper-Responsibility 08:13 Responsibility & Medication 10:20 Being an Active Patient 13:39 Final Thoughts

 

References

  1. Foster, D E. “Benzo Free: The World of Anti-Anxiety Drugs and the Reality of Withdrawal.” Erie, CO: Denim Mountain Press, 2018. https://easinganxiety.com/book.

  2. Godman, Heidi. “Are You Taking an Active Role in Your Health Care?.” U.S. News and World Report. April 13, 2018. Accessed January 4, 2021. https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2018-04-13/are-you-taking-an-active-role-in-your-health-care.

  3. “How to Be and Active Patient.” University of Rochester Medical Center: Health Encyclopedia. Accessed January 4th, 2021. https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?contenttypeid=1&contentid=2695.

  4. Shantideva. Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life: A Buddhist Poem for Today. New York: Tharpa Publications, 2002.

  5. Singer, Janet. “OCD and Hyper-Responsibility.” MentalHelp.net. Accessed January 5, 2021. https://www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/ocd-and-hyper-responsibility/.

 

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