Health anxiety or medical angst is a real thing, and it’s becoming even more anxiety-evoking in the age of a pandemic. There are ways, simple ways, to stay calm and confident when you might otherwise spiral into health anxiety and medical worst-case scenarios. This podcast episode will give you tactical tools on how to have confidence in the face of health anxiety. Get the full show notes at www.trishblackwell.com/402
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I used to be paralyzed by health anxiety.
-I was terrified of HIV as a kid (sperm, orange juice story), germaphobe
-I was self-perpetuating my own mental health when I was young, and then even more as an adolescent when I did have mental health challenges
But I learned to change the narrative:
Shortness of Breath Story.
Baker’s Endless Surgeries.
Health anxiety is perpetuated by stressful circumstances – and y’all, 2020 is stressful.
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1. This too shall pass. It will end. You can do hard things.
2. What is 2020 giving you that you would not have otherwise had? Get grateful and focused.
3. Be a blessing to others. Let’s have real talk, deep conversations, and do kind things.
4. Make 2020 a stepping stool. You are above it, not below it – so use this as your boost.
5. Celebrate simplicity and incorporate variety. Be present, scroll less, be creative, and live simply.
Look, if you’ve been listening for the past 7.5 years, or shoot, even just the past year, and have seen changes in your life, it’s time to make those changes even deeper.
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Good morning Trish. I just want to message you directly to say your podcasts are absolutely amazing! I have listened to you for the past month and I feel so much more confident and happier. My work is quite stressful especially around COVID (I’m a nurse). I listened to your podcast and I feel like a different person. Thank you so much. -Ruth Horne