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Finding my Anxiety

I don’t know when my anxiety started, but if I had to guess it was the day I lost my charm bracelet.

It was bothering me during a middle-school test, and I shoved it into my pocket. Days later, my mother asked where it was; why wasn’t I wearing something she gave me, that I was supposed to treasure and cherish and never take off no matter how much it was bothering me?

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Best Headphones for Anxiety

One of my biggest anxiety triggers is loud noises. Car horns, lots of chatter, even the TV being a smidge too loud can set me off.  I grew up in a very stressful household environment, with lots of yelling and arguing. Anything could set my parents off, from a plate falling onto the counter to a toothbrush being left out of place. 

Fun times.

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New York Airport – TWA Hotel

Traveling is never really easy for me. I have a fear of flying, a fear of being late and missing my plane, a fear of forgetting something, or losing my passport, or not turning the curling iron off…I’m sure my anxiety friends understand. Heck, that’s why this blog exists.

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Los Angeles

After we checked out Palm Springs, B and I spent the day in Los Angeles. I didn’t realize how large and how spread out it was. I wanted to go to a backlot tour, but I definitely did not plan properly. The moment we got near the city, we could feel the traffic congestion and the highways added lanes of traffic. I don’t like driving, and I definitely don’t like being in a car in LA. 

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Palm Springs

We just got back from Palm Springs, and despite it being the middle of October, the temperature was well into the 90’s every day. The sunshine was beautiful, and we had a great time walking around the shops and admiring the gorgeous scenery. 

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