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About Greg Weber, Author of Treating Anxiety Blog

July 11, 2014 Greg Weber

Treating Anxiety is Not Something We Can Do Alone

First of all, let me say how exciting it is to be blogging at HealthyPlace. I’m honored, and will I do my very best to live up to the privilege of being asked to join this amazing community.

Speaking of community, sharing what it’s like to have generalized anxiety disorder with others who “get it” has been essential in the treatment of my own anxiety. There simply is no substitute for sharing our experiences with others like us in an environment that’s free of shame, judgment, and stigma. The healing power of being understood and accepted is truly incredible, and I intend to make it the foundation of the Treating Anxiety blog.

Treating Anxiety to Live Life the Way You Want

Greg Weber, author of Treating Anxety blog at HealthyPlace, offers his thoughts on the advancements in treating anxiety.Along the way, I’ll be sharing some useful information and other tidbits, including:

  • How to choose a therapist who’s right for you
  • Relaxation / stress reduction techniques you can use in a pinch
  • The pros and cons of medication
  • Long term solutions for a less stressful lifestyle (diet, exercise, meditation, and sleep)
  • Online communities and other places to find support

I’ve lived with anxiety for a long time, since 1998 to be exact. And in those 16 years, I’ve discovered that, though there is as of yet no “cure” for anxiety, we understand it a lot better than we did even 20 years ago. There’s a wealth of useful information about treating anxiety out there, and I want to share as much of it with you as I possibly can. I’ve decided that I don’t have to let my anxiety control or define me anymore. I’d like to help you decide that too.

You can find Greg on his website, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook.

APA Reference
Weber, G. (2014, July 11). About Greg Weber, Author of Treating Anxiety Blog, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, July 18 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/treatinganxiety/2014/07/about-greg-weber



Author: Greg Weber

Ruth
says:
December, 23 2018 at 4:28 am
Hi I’m so happy I came across your blog I’ve been feeling stupid like people tell me one thing and it goes out the other ear. I’ve been having trouble holding a job due to my anxiety being around people I think they’re always judging me. I feel they see my every move. Makes me feel like throwing up. I can’t even think properly so thank you for your post
Bel
says:
October, 27 2018 at 9:44 pm
Hello Greg! I too suffer from GAD and abuse as a child and growing up. I hope this is a safe and friendly place to discuss coping mechanisms and experiences
sam
says:
September, 1 2016 at 7:28 am
I know I have anxiety. Say, I see a pet infront of me. I don't know what to do. It looks at me, I think it might do something to me. I don't know how to meditate at this point. I read you can meditate for anxiety. How will it help me in this scenario?

In reply to by Anonymous (not verified)

July, 24 2017 at 6:20 am
Thank you for commenting, Sam. Have you tried these grounding techniques? One or two may help. https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/treatinganxiety/2010/09/top-21-anxiety-grounding-techniques/
Gina
says:
April, 15 2015 at 6:06 pm
Hi Greg, I just found out I have generalized anxiety and have been suffering from chest pain for months now. I am looking forward to learning more here about it. Thank you for sharing your own experience and making this place!
Kira Lesley
says:
August, 14 2014 at 9:50 am
Hi Greg, I look forward to reading your blog. There's a lot of anxiety in my family and I can see how it's profoundly influence all our lives. I'm excited for our healthyplace journey.

In reply to by Anonymous (not verified)

Greg Weber
says:
August, 14 2014 at 12:08 pm
Kira,

Me too. It's been grand so far.

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