Tanya Insley

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'Anxiety Sensitivity' Is Real. Here's How To Know If You're Caught In This Spiral.

Fear of fear could be undermining your mental health.<p>Do you get anxious about being anxious? If a nervous-sounding “yes” just popped into your head, then this one’s for you.<p>The fear of anxiety itself is a real condition, which clinicians call “anxiety sensitivity.” People with high anxiety …

Depression

12 life lessons to increase your happiness in your 30s — or any age

Turning 30 is scary for a lot of people — a big unknown of adulthood, career and new kinds of relationships.<p>For writer Mark Manson, turning 30 in 2014 was a chance to crowd-source advice for winning the fourth decade of life. More than 600 people — ages 37 and older — responded. Manson then …

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

10 Tips To Cheer Up When You're Feeling Low

Feeling low? We've all been there!<p>There are times when everything seems so difficult to achieve. You are going to face a lot of hardships in your life. You'll be met by criticism and people will try their very best to break you and bring you down. It is usually at such points in life when you are …

Happiness

How to Keep a Dog From Jumping on Everyone

<i>"Yesterday he jumped up on me when I let him back into the house from the backyard. He got muddy footprints all over my coat and I had to change it</i> …

5 Steps to Better Emotional Hygiene

I recently gave a TED Talk on "How to Practice Emotional Hygiene" (View the short talk here). If you don’t know what emotional hygiene is, don’t …

Self-esteem

7 Quotes that Will Stop You from Holding On When You Should Let Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go – whether it’s guilt, anger, love or loss. Change is never easy – you fight to hold on and you fight …

Greek Philosophy

How Yoga Changes Your Brain And Mental Health Tremendously

There are many reasons why people might scream – they’re angry, scared, or in pain (or maybe they’re in a metal band!). Some might say that screaming …

10 foods to avoid if you have anxiety

Over the past few years, I've endured a series of unforeseen events. Originally diagnosed with anxiety and depression at 14, I spent the majority of my life working through a condition that I immediately attributed to my environment. It wasn't until 12 years later that things took a turn for the …

Gastrointestinal disorders involve both brain-to-gut and gut-to-brain pathways

New research indicates that in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or indigestion, there is a distinct brain-to-gut pathway, where …

6 Ways to Love Yourself, For Better Mental Health

You're reading 6 Ways to Love Yourself, For Better Mental Health, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Mental Health

10 Troubling Habits Of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

10 Foods You Should Eat to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

In stressful situations, it’s easy to turn toward food to deal with emotions. Unfortunately, the foods we’re drawn to when we’re stressed are usually …