Thank you doesn't seem strong enough to describe the gratitude I feel towards Jim, the website, and my counsellor.
Last November 21st, I fell rapidly into a terrifying pit of symptomatic high anxiety with most of the symptoms of anxiety mentioned on the website. I knew I had been stressed with money worries and a new two-year course I had started, but this felt like I was in a 24-hour living hell. It took me 4 months to even accept this was anxiety. And like most, I visited the doctor many times and had all the neurological tests done. I just couldn't believe this was just elevated stress! I also thought it must be the beginning of a severe mental illness that would never go away. I didn't even want to write this testimonial at first as I got better, for fear of jinxing myself or speaking too soon. But I can honestly say that with the combination of in depth information on the website, Jim's super kind voice on the Skype chats, and my no nonsense, practical, and reassuring counsellor, I have finally found my way out of what I would describe as the worst phase of my life.
I know I still have some work to do, but my symptoms have very nearly completely disappeared. But more than that, I have a totally reformed outlook on life and can honestly say I am glad I went through this, as it has allowed me to re-evaluate every aspect of my life.
For those out there suffering right now, please know that you will get better. It just takes time. Be strong.
I would definitely recommend speaking with an anxiety counsellor, if like me, you couldn't see a way out on your own. It is worth every penny.
I know this may sound over dramatic, but anxietycentre.com saved my life.
Thank you, Jim, for giving back to so many people at their wits end.
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