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When struggling with anxiety, it is so easy to get caught up in the thoughts in our head. These thoughts create mental barriers that are very difficult to overcome, but it’s not impossible.
One of the main mental barriers I had to overcome in my anxiety recovery was the feeling of weakness. I thought because I was constantly anxious and fearful, I was weak and not strong enough to overcome my anxiety. Just because you feel weak, doesn’t mean you are.
In this video, I talk about how I overcame my mental barrier of thinking I was weak and why choosing to take medication for your anxiety is not a sign of weakness.
Katy has an honours degree in meteorology and an undergraduate degree in geophysics and mathematics. Katy chose to recover from her eating disorder in May 2010 and has never looked back. Throughout her recovery journey, she has struggled with crippling anxiety, which she has now learned to manage and by writing at Libero, she hopes to help others to manage their anxiety, have fun with recovery and learn to live again.
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