Hi everyone, I’m new here. Just wanted to reach out to see if anyone had advice to help me take steps to get myself back out in the world.
In April of this year I lost my job as well as stopped smoking and haven’t been the same since. Every time I quit cigarettes my anxiety goes crazy. I don’t have another outlet. I’ve always had anxiety, I have a panic disorder, and I’ve dealt with agoraphobia before but never to this level. I have an anxiety attack every day almost even if I just think about having to leave. I did try to leave my house but it resulted in an anxiety attack where i felt like I was going to pass out and my hands went numb. Now I’m even more terrified to step out of the comfort zone that is my home even though I have a full blown anxiety attack almost everyday.
•What are some things that help you guys?
•How do you deal with your agoraphobia or just anxiety in general?
•What are some tips or tricks you have or that I should try?
Thanks for taking the time out of your day to read and/or respond. (: