Posts tagged "panic attacks"

8 Things To Understand About Panic Attacks & How To Deal With Them

I remember my first panic attack in more detail than I remember losing my virginity or the first time I drove a car by myself. (I guess vivid terror of…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2014 - 10:00 am

10 Surefire Ways To Deal With Anxiety

I’ve struggled with anxiety since I was a kid. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, earthquakes used to be a huge source of stress for me, and I’d often lie…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 1, 2012 - 10:00 am

Book Excerpt: “Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom” — Plus, Win A Copy Of The Book!

Sara Benincasa‚Äôs struggle with panic disorder began with childhood anxiety attacks and intensified until, at the age of 21, she developed full-on agoraphobia.  Her fears were so severe she was

Sara Benincasa | February 11, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Thoughts On Panic Attacking

Two days before my birthday last November, I got a facial at my favorite spa. I lay down on the bed, with the paper gown tucked around me, and the…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | January 23, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Panic Attacks, Explained In Cartoon Form

Here at The Frisky’s offices, one of the most hotly anticipated books of 2011 is Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom, by the comedienne and all-around-awesome-lady Sara Benincasa. I love this…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2011 - 12:00 pm

How To Handle Awkward Moments Without A Panic Attack

Karma’s a bitch, dude. This morning, I was frolicking through Starbucks, smiling to myself about how awesome my life has gotten. On Friday, I’m moving out of my parents’ house…

Jessica Wakeman | March 30, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: In Praise Of Mental Health Days

When I was growing up I had a friend who was as aloof as she was glamorous. She had a way of holding the cutest and most charming boys in…

Jessica Wakeman | September 21, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Have A Fear Of Flying

A few weeks from today, while you suckers are surreptitiously reading The Frisky on your office computers, I’ll be lying in the sun at a hotel in Los Angeles. There’s…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2010 - 3:00 pm

I Have Panic Attacks

In retrospect, it was all inevitable. Not the details, like the time I grew so afraid of using the toilet that I urinated in cereal bowls in my apartment, or…

Sara Benincasa | April 14, 2010 - 1:00 pm