I pin this for awareness and understanding. I think every family member, friend and caregiver needs to read this. Do not let mental illness define your opinion of your friend or loved one. That is not who they are. You would not condemn or judge someone for having cancer. The same recognition, support, compassion, and respect should apply to persons who are mentally ill. IMO.
Anxiety is a natural part of life—so natural that every person has suffered from some form of anxiety in his or her lives. There are people with sporadic episodes of anxiety and people who have anxiety on most days of their life. Wh