I love this. Suffering from Anxiety, this is the first time I am reading about other real people who might understand what I am feeling. Plus. I love photography. Thanks for sharing.

Broken Light: A Photography Collective

Photo taken by first-time contributor Bri, a 20-year-old mother from New Jersey who lives with epilepsy and anxiety. When her anxiety hits hard, she feels the need to flee, which is not always an option. When she was a child and she started to panic, she got into the habit of filling her bathtub with hot water, jumping in fully clothed and submerging her ears underwater so everything seemed faint and far away. She felt like she was suddenly far from the chaos, and the hot water was physically comforting. She would spend hours in the tub listening to the sound of the water and the air filling her lungs letting her know that she was still alive. Then when she would get out, her clothes would be so heavy clinging onto her just like the anxiety itself. She would peel them off and feel brand new again, light as…

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