Your brain can easily go into total overdrive when you are anxious.
The mental illness, which is thought to impact 40 million American adults, is well known for bringing on excessive ruminating and severe stress. People who are dealing with the problem frequently consider a mistake and feel inadequate or unsuccessful, for example. Or occasionally, panic strikes for no apparent cause. (And all of this is in addition to the discomfort in the stomach and headaches. Fun!)
Drawings by You Can Do All Things author Kate Allan and Tumblr user The Latest Kate are ideal for those days when worry is crippling to the point that you believe you’re not good enough. The messages can be exactly what you need to serve as a reminder when your mind is racing with unpleasant, unfavorable ideas that aren’t even real.
To give oneself a small mental boost, scroll through and read the statements below (and repeat as necessary):