Tag Archives: anxiety

Changing the World: One Panic Attack at a Time

Changing the World: One Panic Attack at a Time

Dakster knows more about anxiety and depression that she cares to, but it doesn’t stop her from teaching and supporting others like her. Read More

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IEPs, CSEs, and My Twice-Exceptional Kid

I realized when I got off the phone with the school psychologist recently that we’re heading into my older son’s last CSE (committee on special education) meeting. Yes, sure: there will be some sort of transition meeting next year where we set up the IEP (individualized education plan) that he will bring to community college… Read More

Wicked Audio Solus Headphones Review

I’ve mentioned before that I am a headphone junkie. If I can plug it into my iPod and put it in or over my ears, its for me. So, when I was given the chance to try out Wicked Audio’s new Solus headphones, I jumped up and down screaming “Yes!”. And since Solus is latin for “be yourself,” they fit me perfectly in more than one way. Read More

Help Manage Stress and Anxiety With emWave2

The more I talk to women, especially geeky women, the more I realize that anxiety and panic attacks, in various forms, are a very common experience, and I’m no exception. Some people have social anxiety. Some have anxiety related to their health. Some have a more generalized anxiety. Some get a panic attack out of nowhere, whereas some are triggered by certain events. There are many ways to combat these often debilitating conditions, including using meditation, medication, diet, exercise, therapy, and a variety of other methods. Read More

Anxiety and the Geek

Since I was a child, I have suffered from high anxiety. When I was growing up, it was just referred to as being shy. As an adult, I learned that what I have is not something you always grow out of. In fact, as an adult, it can get worse if you don’t learn how to deal with it as a child. It took a few years to learn exactly what I have and how to deal with it. I went from therapist to therapist looking for answers on how to “fix” myself. A few times I went on medication to help alleviate the feelings I had. Eventually, I decided I had enough of both and started on a new path to find out how to deal with the anxiety and panic attacks. Read More