Does Exercise Make Anxiety Better or Worse?

There is plenty of evidence that suggests that exercise helps with anxiety and depression, but as with everything, the devil is in the details. Without structure, purpose, and a plan, performing intense workouts can actually increase anxiety because of the amount of stress being put on the body. Instead, try performing a majority of easy,…

How to Stop Fearing Rejection and Start Learning From it

How to Stop Fearing Rejection and Start Learning From it

I’ve recently finished writing a book about my evolving relationship with an anxiety disorder. In it, I dive deep into my addiction to alcohol, my recovery, and my quest to qualify for the Ironman World Championship (have I told you about that?) while discovering that some of the most debilitating traits of anxiety can also…

Anxiety and Control

I want to control everything. It’s an obsession of mine. I feel like if I don’t have control, my anxiety will go haywire. Does anyone else feel this way? Unfortunately there is very little that we have control of in this world. Fortunately what we do have control of can become a superpower.