The news of a personal chronic illness diagnosis is often met with anxiety and fear. A chronic illness has no cure and the thoughts surrounding declining health and mortality can cause heightened anxiety and fear. Any disease or psychological condition that requires constant care can negatively affect the patient and those who care for a loved one with a long-term illness. Anxiety and fear are normal responses in navigating any type of a health related experience.
A persistent feeling of anxiety and fear is not healthy. A person experiencing these emotions will need support in finding ways to cope. In an effort to keep the mind active and focused on things which lessen anxiety and fear, one should find an outlet to freely express private emotions and concerns. TreatmentDiaries .com is a social network connecting those in need of a private outlet to people with similar health related experiences. By writing about and sharing your experience, your own anxiety and fear will be reduced and you may even be empowered by helping others cope with their own anxiety and fear challenges. By the same token, reading about the experiences of others will provide valuable perspective on your personal journey with anxiety and fear as it relates to your individual needs. As an example, you might read about a particular coping mechanism for anxiety and fear and be able to quickly apply them to yourself.
TreatmentDiaries.com preserves your anonymity and ensures your privacy. This will likely reduce your anxiety and fear, affording you the opportunity to connect with those who understand and who can inspire you to live well despite your illness. Joining for free, start sharing today.
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