I have anxiety. Transitions and socialising can be hard for me. I find that it’s important for me to try to get in some down time, and that I need to talk to people in my life about my anxiety.
Most of the time before going to vaulting practice I get a stomach ache. I vault on a barrel in a vaulting club. “Nausea” is one of the symptoms of social anxiety. Usually, the stomach ache fades and I’m fine, but I have a hard time with it while waiting for my ride to vaulting practice.
I am trying multiple things to manage my anxiety including down time (listening to music, drawing, etc.), using my weighted lap pad, etc.
I don’t know if I will ever be anxiety free, but I’m going to keep trying. 😊
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