10 Best Anxiety Blogs of 2012
These blogs are the best for a reason: they really can help you manage - or even conquer - your anxiety, one step at a time.
10 Best Anxiety Blogs of 2012
Suffering from anxiety can make it nerve-racking to even approach the online world in search of advice, companionship, and answers. With these fabulous bloggers, anxiety experts, and future friends, however, you don’t have to worry about finding an online home anymore.
Check out these top-notch sites for all they have to offer. From home improvement tips to the latest research and from stress management to relationship advice, these blogs are the best for a reason: they really can help you manage – or even conquer – your anxiety, one step at a time. So why delay? Get started today.
Home Life Simplified
This mother of two knows the difficulties of postnatal depression and anxiety from first-hand experience, so it is with compassion and understanding that she blogs about truly making your Home Life Simplified. This American-turned-Aussie blogging Mama shares equal parts of personal stories and helpful suggestions for getting the anxiety out of your life.
A self-described recovering Type A personality, Deb encourages readers to get back to what is really important in life by creating a unique plan for less stress and more happiness. Go ahead; visit her blog and “Find Your Simple.”
Panic and Anxiety Blog
If you have been searching for a high-quality, up-to-date site with a varied and modern approach to anxiety management, the Panic & Anxiety Blog is your dream come true. Covering all types of natural anxiety treatments and symptom management strategies, this blog combines style with relevance and substance.
This blog is filled with tips, advice, and solutions you will wish you had known sooner. Learn about managing anxiety while driving, keeping nerves under control during exams, and even tailoring an exercise program to overcome your symptoms. Then “Like” the posts, bookmark, and repeat!
I Am Living With Anxiety
This personal story of terror and triumph lets every anxious reader know that anxiety is not everything. Blogger Doug shares his ups and downs, his tips and advice, and his progress following Dr. Abraham Low’s anti-anxiety strategies on I Am Living With Anxiety.
Thanks to Doug’s candid insights and shared personal discoveries, readers can see that it is possible to live with anxiety. This blogger fights his battle in plain view, and invites his readers to join him on a journey to defeat anxiety once and for all – and he will quickly have you rooting for him to win. Keep up the good work, Doug!
The Reality of Anxiety
Anxiety has never looked so good: from artsy-craftsy solutions for documenting the good things in life to real-life strategies for overcoming anxiety, The Reality of Anxiety blogger Aimee is anxious, but she’s thriving.
Focused on coping with anxiety and living well despite her symptoms, Aimee keeps things helpful, upbeat, and filled with beautiful photos from her family travels and anti-anxiety discoveries. Being a mother, wife, and blogger with anxiety is not easy, but then again, that’s what hits home about The Reality of Anxiety.
Dedicated to – you guessed it – the Positively Positive, this blog keeps things inspiring, helpful, and refreshingly empowering. After reading just a few posts you will find yourself determined to succeed at mastering your anxiety and living the life you want.
From poetry and art to video lectures and self-help stories, Positively Positive offers something for everyone. Find tips for opening yourself to the power of positivity in your work, play, spirituality, and relationships. Read and be enlightened. Visit, and be positive that you are greater than your anxiety. You won’t regret it!
Panic sufferer and writer extraordinaire, Eric Wilinski has made lemonade from the proverbial lemons. His sleek, modern blog shows the reality of panic disorder, depression, and anxiety. PANIC! paints a picture of this challenge as it truly is: highly prevalent, utterly terrifying, and awfully stubborn.
Filled with perceptive commentary and creative exploration of the world of anxiety and panic, Eric does his readers a major favor: his matter-of-fact attitude blog serves as both advice columnist and advocate for individuals everywhere battling depression or panic disorders. Write on, good sir!
Run by ex-anxiety sufferer Paul Dooley, this comprehensive site offers hope and solutions to people struggling with fear, anxiety, and panic episodes. Instead of surrendering to the “life sentence” that anxiety seems to bring with it, you can follow a variety of how-to articles, read the e-book, and learn how to defeat anxiety from the experts at Anxiety Guru.
With practical, sensible, and methodical steps in the right direction, you can work toward a life without anxiety. As you begin that journey, enjoy the resources and advice Anxiety Guru has to offer.
The Social Phobic
Heart-wrenchingly honest and uninhibited, The Social Phobic holds no punches when it comes to discussing Social Anxiety Disorder. Already an award-winning blog, this chronicle of life with anxiety should hit home for many readers.
If overcoming anxiety were as easy in society as it is online, blogger Nick would be a social butterfly. As things are, however, he should take pride in the impression he has made in the lives of his readers and the online anxiety community. By working toward building the life he has dreamt of despite his anxiety, he is certainly headed onward and upward. Go Nick!
The brainchild of Shann Vander Leek and Ananga Sivyer, Anxiety Slayer inspires readers with real tips, practicable strategies for calming attacks and reducing symptoms, and encouragement. They combine written articles with weekly podcasts, a stress relief manual, and even an iTunes CD with guided relaxation techniques.
These fabulous ladies offer top-quality advice with a hefty dose of compassion. Their devotion to helping their readers and listeners is clear from page one, and we should be thankful that these two have brought their skills to bear on this excellent anxiety-slaying blog.
Social Anxiety Disorder
Guided by clinical psychology expert Arlin Cuncic, About.com’s Social Anxiety Disorder Blog is informative, responsive, and on-point. Filled with the latest news on anxiety management and chock full of helpful tips to quell your anxiety, this blog delivers on its promise to help readers cope with social anxiety.
Filled with expert articles on diagnosis, parenting, coping, and related disorders, this blog has it all. A one-stop shop for information on anxiety and its bedfellows, About.com’s health experts have done it again, courtesy of Social Anxiety Disorder guide Ms. Cuncic.
Anxiety affects millions of people, often in unique and personal ways. By confronting the challenge of anxiety, panic disorder, and its accompanying conditions, these brave bloggers have faced – and many even beaten – their anxiety demons. Join them in their efforts to expel the panic, fear, and disabling anxiety from your life.
Read their collective struggles, tips, news updates, and advice. Try some of their recommended strategies, and read about their experiences. You will quickly find their efforts as helpful as others have, while you also learn that the world can be what you make it!