Some things I’ve learned in the CBT clinics I’ve been going to regarding anxiety that I thought might be helpful to some.
for real though. i have tried so hard to explain these things to people. jfc.
Listen up, Snowflakes.
fun little thing to tack on: triggers ARE NOT things that make you uncomfortable or uneasy, they are material that lead to visceral reactions/flash backs/panic attacks due to previous traumas
they aren’t even phobias
they are related to ptsd, not general discomfort or fear
sometimes i think that people need this polite reminder
i was minding my own business this morning when a spider decided to crawl onto my bed. but i showed him. i put him in a cup and threw him outside, told him to get a fucking job if he wants to come back. welcome to the real world, spider
i’ve reblogged this like three times and i still have no idea what the fuck is going on