Anxiety is debilitating and makes other mental health problems worse

Constant anxiety is exhausting. What’s more, it aggravates and intensifies other serious psychological problems like PTSD and even more notably, depression.

Coping strategies are the key to anxiety

We all worry but when our worries balloon into constant all-consuming anxiety, we are faced with a serious debilitating psychological problem.

By far the most concerning aspect of anxiety is its propensity to escalate. It literally feeds itself in a terrible self-stoking cycle to become a terrifying inescapable revolving storm, a paralyzing all-consuming cyclone in the mind.

Anxiety fuels depression. Depression amplifies anxiety. Anxiety and depression are often called “the terrible twins”. It’s a marriage made in hell. Metaphorical Therapy gives you practical proven strategies that can help you cope, break the cycle and avoid other serious mental health problems.

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How do you feel?

Anxious

I worry about everything all the time.

Depressed

I have been sad and miserable for a long time.

Addicted

I continue to use even though I know it is bad for me.

In pain

I am constantly in pain. It seems to go on and on and it never stops.

In crisis

I am struggling to hold things together.
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