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Anxiety Could Be The Reason You Made A Bad Decision

It disrupts decision-making pathways in the brain, neuroscientists find.<p>Anxiety doesn't just affect the way we feel -- it can also have a significant impact on our daily behaviors, including our ability to make sound decisions.<p>A new study from neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh finds …

7 Useful Strategies for Managing Anxiety and Burnout

Your mental health is critical to your success. When anxiety, burnout, or depression comes knocking, work these steps to keep your sanity.<p>In 2013, author Jessica Bruder documented the emotional and mental brutality that comes with being a founder in her shocking <i>Inc.</i> report, "The Psychological Price …

27 Times Tumblr Was The Realest About Anxiety

Me: Don't worry. Anxiety: You gotta.<p><i>To learn more about anxiety, check out the resources at BeyondBlue Australia on 1300 22 4636, Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 or ReachOut. Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only,</i> …

Depression

3 Simple Habits to Boost Your Happiness

But let's face it. No one feels fantastic all the time. We feel a wide range of emotions -- as we should. Happiness is not about trying to feel joyful all the time; denying negative emotion. So here are three surprisingly easy research-backed habits that can add more happiness to your life right …

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Breathe In, Breathe Out: What It's Like To Live Life With An Anxiety Disorder

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Ileana Paules-Bronet.</i><p>For an hour and a half, I stared at the floor. My knee bounced up and down. When my eyes weren't fixed on the carpet in front of me, they darted back and forth to the door, measuring my distance from it. My notebook was open in front of me, …

PTSD: It's Not Just for Veterans

I have PTSD as a result of sexual abuse that was perpetrated on me throughout my childhood. Child sexual abuse and sexual assault are very common crimes, yet they are so stigmatized that they receive very little attention in the media from a mental health perspective.<p>When Post-Traumatic Stress …

Child Abuse

Anxious people have one big thing in common when it comes to an important social skill

People are pretty good at judging whether a crowd is friendly, but anxious people may be worse at this task, a new study finds.<p>The research, which was presented Monday at a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, could point toward a better way to diagnose anxiety and other mental-health …

Psychology

5 Ways I Stay Happily Married to a Husband With Chronic Anxiety

We’re not perfect, but this is how we make it work.<p>A few weeks ago, as I went through the mail, my heart dropped to my feet. I received a letter from …

10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …

Helping Anxious Parents Raise Calmer Kids

A new study finds that a family intervention can help anxious parents raise calm kids.<p>Children of anxious parents are at an increased risk of …

Depression

15 Secret Shortcuts of People With Amazing Memory

Your brain is a pretty powerful thing, and yet, you can't seem to remember where you left your keys last night. There's a lot to be said for having a …

Is Your Anxiety Normal or a Clinical Disorder?

Everyone wrestles with stress; it’s just a part of life.<p>None of us are immune to anxiety.<p>But when stress disrupts your ability to function normally, …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying

We all worry, but it can get hamper productivity and your mood if it goes on for too long. Here are seven ways to force yourself to stop worrying.<p>Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and …

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's in Psychology?

Students who also earn a teaching certificate along with their bachelor's degree in psychology can also become teachers. Some graduates may opt to …

Forensic Psychologist: A Career Profile

Forensic psychology has become one of the most popular subfields of psychology in recent years. Increasing numbers of students express interest in …

Psychology Careers With Growth Potential

Psychology careers sometimes get a bad reputation on the inevitable "best careers" lists that are released by various sources each year. Psychology …

Career Development

7 Ways to Approach Therapy Like a New Relationship

If we approach our relationships with therapists like other relationships -- new, potentially-satisfying, open -- we can stop looking at therapy as this intimidating, scary thing that one needs when they don't have control of their life, thus de-stigmatizing it.<p>Let me be very clear: Therapy is not …

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How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

How the Brain Makes Memories: Scientists Tap Memory’s Neural Code

Some of our most treasured memories begin with a simple association: the smiling face of that special someone, tied forever to the place where you …

The Evolutionary Reason Why We Love Sitting By A Crackling Fire

Relaxing in front of a crackling fire (or at least the Netflix version) is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a cold winter evening. And now scientists know why.<p>Watching a fire lowers blood pressure, according to new University of Alabama research. Our enjoyment of gazing at fire may be rooted …

Your Skin May Reflect Your Psychological Health

Stress, as you may be well aware, can cause your skin to do weird things like break out in acne or hives — which, cruelly, can cause you even more stress. It’s a vicious cycle, and a (slowly) growing field known as psychodermatology is aiming to address this mind-body connection, reports the …

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Bullying Can Lead to PTSD Symptoms

A new study has found a high incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among teenagers who have been bullied.<p>The study of 963 teens …

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Teenagers Develop Specialized Brain Cells for Flirting

Photo: Africa Rising/Shutterstock<p>As if developing secondary sexual characteristics ain't bad enough already, researchers from Michigan State …