Everyone gets a little anxious from time to time, it’s a completely normal human emotion in many life situations. However for those who suffer from anxiety disorders, feelings of fear and distress occur with a debilitating frequency that can seriously hamper a person’s quality of life.
Types of anxiety disorders range from social phobia and extreme self-consciousness, to panic attacks, OCD and more specific phobias of things like heights and bugs. Episodes come and go often at random; one day you could feel on top of the world while the next you are unable to leave the house or answer a phone call. Writing and deleting messages over and again to make sure you get just the right tone and select the appropriate emoji.
While anxiety is certainly no laughing matter, sometimes the best medicine IS laughter. Bored Panda has compiled a list of posts that anxiety sufferers can totally relate to, check them out below and have a chuckle at your own neurosis. If nothing else, they will help you realize that anxiety is way more common than you think, and you’re certainly not alone!