An estimated 40 million Americans are living with an anxiety disorder. Not only does the condition cause physical issues (think headaches, nausea and shortness of breath), it can also lead to emotional symptoms. Anxious thoughts like, “everyone hates me,” “I’m so stupid” or “I’m not good enough” are just par for the course.
Words of encouragement and jokes certainly aren’t a cure when it comes to this type of thinking or anxiety in general, but they can help sometimes. Below are some tweets about anxiety meant to support you, make you chuckle and remind you that you’re not alone. Read through, and repeat if necessary: