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Anxiety Medication: The Dark Side

March 28, 2018

Several weeks ago, we posted a blog about anxiety medication in which we took the stance that, since anxiety is a medical issue (a brain disorder), treating it with medication may be necessary—much in the same way we treat bacterial infections with antibiotics or diabetes with insulin. In our zeal to counteract the stigma surrounding […]

Anxiety Q & A

March 21, 2018

Many of you have written to us at Ask the Anxiety Sisters, and we have loved hearing from you, but we’ve been having an issue: unless you put your email address in the body of your message, we cannot see your address. Which means we have no idea who to respond to! We originally designed […]

Fatigue and Anxiety

October 10, 2017

After our recent Facebook conversation on this subject, one thing became very clear: anxiety is exhausting for everyone! The second thing that struck us was how many of you wished people in your lives understood this. So we thought we’d do some research and get some info out into the blogosphere on this really important […]

Anxiety Relief Strategy: Spin Kits

June 13, 2017

As a former professor of communication, I know that how we talk to ourselves about our experiences shapes how we view those experiences. Whenever I hear the term “panic attack,” it usually makes me feel panicky. So we Anxiety Sisters decided to adopt a kinder, gentler term for “panic/anxiety attack:” spinning. We like this term […]

Managing Your Fear of Flying: Mags’s Take

June 22, 2014

Several folks have emailed us questions after reading Abs’ blog about her conquered fear of flying. Most of you want specifics regarding how to start flying again after fear has kept you away—in some cases, for years… Not that I’m trying to one-up anybody, but my own flying phobia is legendary among my family, friends, […]

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Fly, Fly Again, or How to Conquer Your Fear of Flying in Lots of Difficult Steps

May 8, 2014

Good morning, Anxiety Sisters. I am writing this blog from 35,000 feet above Florida, as I head to a writing conference in Pittsburgh. I say this matter-of-factly, but it is, actually, no small miracle that I am able to type while flying because, until a few years ago, the only way I could be on […]

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