How Having Goals Will Help You to Overcome Anxiety & Panic
When I was experiencing anxiety and panic daily, I truly felt like it was pointless for me to have goals. I often felt like no matter what I did, I always landed right back in the spiral of anxious thoughts and panic attacks.
Buuuut, this is exactly why you need goals, so that you don’t keep landing back at the same spot. You need goals to work towards! Things that will help you to keep pushing forward.
So what’s your ultimate goal? If I had to guess, it’s probably to overcome anxiety, panic, and agoraphobia so that you can live your life peacefully and joyfully, right? That used to be my ultimate goal. And although I knew that’s what I was working towards, I also knew that there were lots of small things that I would have to do that would help me to reach my ultimate goal.
Start small! This was always my mantra.
Make a list of your goals, big and small, and put them in a place you’ll see often. Then, map out the small steps that you are going to take that will help you to reach your goals.
Let me give you a few examples!
Sharing my struggle: I wanted to be able to talk to people about what I was actually experiencing and living every