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Mind healing: How to tackle anxiety in your teenage daughter

A recent government survey of more than 30,000 UK teenagers found that more than a third of teenage girls — almost twice as many as teenage boys - are suffering from symptoms of anxiety and depression. Sadly, this is not a temporary fluctuation, but a steadily growing phenomenon. In 2015, for …

Mental Health

Weighted Blankets for Anxiety, Insomnia and more.

How Weighted Blanket Therapy Can Help Those With Anxiety, Autism, And More

You’re awake, tossing around in your blankets, and no matter how long or hard you shut your eyes, you can’t seem to fall asleep. Thoughts race: What …

How to cope with anxiety in an age of terror

A leading psychologist shares her tips for staying resilient in the face of frightening events<p><i>By Jenny Cook</i><p>There was once a time when it was possible …

The Unexpected Signs You’re Having A Panic Attack And Don’t Even Know It

Panic attacks are one of those things you’ve probably heard of, but may not know much about unless you've unfortunately experienced one yourself. …

Woman who raised £330,000 for disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes says she ‘wishes she hadn’t got involved’

A woman who raised £330,000 for disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes said she sometimes wished she had “never got involved”, after becoming embroiled …

Science Explains Why Anxiety Can Be So Hard to Treat

Anxiety, and more broadly, stress, is a common part of everyone’s lives, and for good reason: It actually has its roots in a survival mechanism that …

How a therapy cat helped me with my anxiety

I rarely sway towards the traditional — whether it’s the way I dress, my choice in music, or even my career choices. It was certainly no different …

3 Efficient Strategies to Be More Productive When You're Overwhelmed

Follow these actionable tips to break down tasks and start to get things accomplished.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>You're absolutely swamped--there are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. And, despite the fact that you …

Clinical anxiety is becoming a worry

Ever since she can remember, 21-year-old Emma Campbell has been living in a state of heightened anxiety. As a child she used to stay up worrying about school work and her family, becoming so anxious that, eventually, she stopped eating. She was seven when she first started suffering panic attacks, …