"We came from two different marriages, with two sets of children, two different lifestyles and careers... It was doing something difficult, and dangerous and emotionally challenging together that gave us something uniquely ours." - Georgia Anderson
I might have anxiety, but I am not anxiety. I might have depression, but I am not depression. I may have a mental illness, but I am not a mental illness.
Your brain believes the story you tell it. Anytime you add the words “I am” in front of any external diagnosis or illness, you’re inviting some major problems into your life.
If anyone tells you that “You are ___ ,” don’t buy that “I am ___”