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 ___”