How To Stop Fearing The Future

How To Stop Fearing The Future

Fear is a common benzo withdrawal emotion. It can come out of the blue, settling over us like a heavy wet blanket. Sometimes we don’t have any idea why we are fearful or what we are fearful about; we only know that we are very much afraid. And, that the fear is...
Anniversary Flare Ups.

Anniversary Flare Ups.

In a wave at 12, 24, or 36 months out? One of the most interesting things I read about benzo withdrawal when I was tapering was the phenomenon of anniversary waves. Why in the world would the anniversary of our getting off of our benzo cause an uptick in symptoms?...
Acceptance And Support

Acceptance And Support

Acceptance is THE KEY. Doctor Paul Ohliger wrote the following, “And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation-some fact of my life unacceptable to me, and can find no...