TAP 140 - Why Online Support Groups Make Anxiety Worse

Summary: 

In this episode I talk about why online support groups can make anxiety worse.  I talk about how we often go looking for solutions and come away with more worries than we started with.  I also suggest what you might want to look for in a good group. 

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In this particular episode you will learn:

- How groups can often put things in your head you hadn't even thought of yet

- Why groups should be a positive place to share what's going on.  Where they can be vulnerable in a safe environment

- Why some people don't actually want the help

- Why you need to take care of yourself first and being triggered by others will slow the process

- If you're in a group that is not serving you, leave

- I talk about putting on your own oxygen mask first

- There are no magic solutions out there