It can be difficult to know how to help a friend or family member who you suspect is suffering from anxiety. Remember that love, acceptance, and understanding will always go a long way when it comes to helping a loved one cope with anxiety.
If you are a person who suffers from anxiety, stress, panic attacks, or phobias you have probably heard a lot of well meaning advice, clichés, and suggestions meant to either console you or get you to buck up and be "normal." But quite often these sayings backfire and end up making us feel misunderstood or even more anxious. I am sure many…