Even though estimates show that over 30 percent of U.S. adults have an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives, it’s very easy to feel alone when you live with anxiety. You aren’t — and these bloggers are here to empower you, break down the shame and stigma of mental illness, and give you tips and resources for managing anxiety in your everyday life.
Anxiety Slayer is run by award-winning podcasters, authors, and anxiety coaches Shann and Ananga. On the blog, they share useful resources to help you find peace and tranquility in your life with a variety of anxiety-releasing exercises and supportive tools. They also offer guided meditations and private coaching sessions.
Tanya J. Peterson, MS, NCC, a counselor living with anxiety, writes this blog geared toward others going through similar experiences. Her writing expertly mixes the personal and professional, with topics ranging from causes and stigmas to checklists for controlling anxiety and panic attacks. The guest posts offer another perspective on anxiety disorders, making this a blog with a lot of insight. Tanya has covered a variety of topics, including insomnia and anxiety, stress eating, and anxious memories.
A certified cognitive behavioral therapy and neuro-linguistic programming coach, Dennis Simsek is the mind behind The Anxiety Guy. On the blog, he shares his knowledge about the causes of anxiety and his personal experiences with it. He’s covered topics like dealing with stress, how to speak to a partner with anxiety, health anxiety habits, and the trouble with emotional reframing.
Beautiful Voyager is dedicated to the overthinkers, and it’s filled with thoughtful articles addressing anxiety. Highlights include how to deal with an anxious boss, taking control of chronic migraine, morning anxiety, and even a poem about how anxiety affects the body.
With actionable information on things like how to stop a panic attack or practice guided meditation, Anxiety United is focused on specific steps and treatments that can help you manage generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, and more. Multimedia content on this blog comes in the form of written articles, videos, and audio files, all geared toward those living with anxiety.
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an organization that aims to improve the lives of those living with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Their blog includes helpful tips and information from expert medical professionals. Visitors can search through blog posts by condition or population, making it easier to find exactly what you’re looking for. If you or a loved one are living with anxiety or depression, this is a great spot to find relatable information from experts in the field.
No Panic is a U.K.-based charity that helps those who have various anxiety disorders like OCD and panic attacks. In addition to the services they provide over the phone, No Panic has an extensive blog with new posts that publish every few days. Their blog includes tips for reducing stress, personal stories from people who deal with panic disorders, and information from medical professionals.
Kel Jean was diagnosed with severe social anxiety when she was 14 years old. She was inspired to start this blog as a way of connecting with other people dealing with social anxiety. Now, the blog has become a safe haven for all issues relating to mental health. Readers will find relatable lifestyle tips for dealing with social anxiety and other mental health conditions in everyday life.
Therapy For Black Girls is a site dedicated to providing information and support for the mental health of Black women and girls. Lack of accessibility and stigma around anxiety and mental health often prevent people, particularly Black women, from seeking help from a therapist. This blog aims to eliminate that barrier and provides visitors with articles ranging from topics about boosting self-esteem to how to reduce anxiety while living through a pandemic. Visitors will also find the Therapy For Black Girls podcast, hosted by licensed psychologist Dr. Joy Harden Bradford.
Nicky Cullen is no stranger to anxiety. For most of his 20s, Nicky lived in fear of when his next panic attack would come. Now, his blog and podcast take a no-nonsense approach to combating anxiety and depression. Readers will find a wealth of support and guidance for navigating out of debilitating anxiety.
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