Identifying anxiety causes and triggers can help in your treatment. Each person's trigger is different. Triggers can include criticism, death of a loved one, animals, speaking in public, or being alone.
I grew up with a smoker. My mother, who suffers from both schizophrenia and anxiety, was a three pack a day smoker when I was growing up. I loathed her smoking so much that I did everything a little kid could do to stop her from the act. I remember stomping on her cigarettes and even throwing them out the window all to no avail. My mother…