ANXIETY

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Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Anxiety

The 6 Different Types Of Anxiety Disorders, Explained | International Business Times

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you’ve likely branded yourself an “anxious” person at some point. But there is no such thing as one anxiety …

Anxiety

Do I have anxiety? Take the anxiety test

They are designed to help people step out of their heads and access their situation<p>Anxiety, whether it's a brand new feeling or one you have battled …

Mental Health

Depression & Anxiety: Two Sides to a Coin

I remember that day I sat in my psychiatrist's office. I told him I was anxious, that I could feel myself floating above my body and it was hard to …

Anxiety

5 life hacks for relieving anxiety

These are anxiety-filled times, but there are fast and effective ways to help yourself cope.<p><i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Here's a partial list of what's causing me anxiety right now:<p>The current …

Lifehacks

How Politics Is Changing Conversations Between Therapists And Patients

Anxiety around this issue is a nonpartisan trend.<p>The 2016 election and its aftermath brought unprecedented levels of stress surrounding politics. Just ask therapists.<p>Mental health experts say the current political climate is coming up with patients during their sessions more than ever before ― and …

Mental Health

Making Peace With Anxiety

"<p>In the aftermath of the recent harrowing terrorist attack in Manchester (and other similar episodes across Europe) it is natural for people to feel anxious as they go about their daily business in a big city and while anxiety can be a motivating factor to propel us into action, an anxiety disorder …

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Feeling anxious makes it harder to read the emotions of others, claims study

Participants in study also tended to see anger rather than happiness in faces when anxious, say researchers<p>Being in a state of anxiety makes it harder to read the emotions of others, researchers have claimed.<p>Difficulties in interpreting the facial expressions of others have previously been linked …

Psychology

8 Girls With Anxiety Reveal What They Wish You Knew

Even hanging out with friends can become a major source of stress.<p>If you're dealing with anxiety, you're not alone. In the United States, 18 percent …

Anxiety

3 all-natural ways to dial-down your anxiety

Whether your anxiety spikes during particularly stressful moments (like that morning meeting with your boss that did <i>not</i> go as you’d hoped), or if …

Anxiety

A letter to … my husband, who copes with my anxiety disorder

The letter you always wanted to write<p>You have always known that I struggle with anxiety. At some stages of our life together, I have been paralysed by it, living it, breathing it but seeing little else, including you. My anxiety can stifle our time together. In my worst moments I constantly seek …

Anxiety

Signs Of Depression And Anxiety Can Be Seen In Newborns

Early differences in brain connectivity predict later symptoms, a new study suggests.<p>Depression and anxiety can take root as early as the very first moments of life.<p>Certain patterns of brain connectivity seen in newborn babies can predict the baby’s likelihood of showing early symptoms of mental …

The Brain

Anxiety, depression, distraction — what if the cure is just outside?

For two decades, Florence Williams could sit on her porch at night and watch the alpenglow on the Rocky Mountains. Then she moved from remote …

The anxious state of America is affecting babies in the womb — here’s the science

Americans are grappling with high levels of stress, and some certainly handle it better than others. But recent research suggests that many Americans …

7 unexpected signs you’re having a panic attack

Anxiety disorders and panic attacks are extremely common issues. But not many of us feel comfortable talking about them, nor do we necessarily have …

10 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

You’re anxious, worried, <i>freaked</i>. You’re upset about (pick one): money, health, work, family, love. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is …

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I may look fine, but I need my service dog with me for panic attacks

Service dogs, most people probably think, are for blind people. And maybe for someone who uses a wheelchair. Not so much for those who appear hale and hearty. We don’t realize what a dog could do for someone with an invisible disability such as seizures or diabetes. Or for someone like me — someone …

Dogs

7 Subtle Signs You May Have An Anxiety Disorder | International Business Times

We all feel anxious now and then. We may get nervous before taking a test or going to a job interview, but for approximately 18 percent of adults in …

Anxiety

Author Andrea Petersen investigates origins and treatments for anxiety

When it comes to mental illnesses, depression often gets the most attention and research funding. But, according to Wall Street Journal reporter Andrea Petersen, anxiety is more prevalent.<p>Anxiety disorders typically emerge earliest, with warning signs sometimes appearing in toddlers and even …

Anxiety

7 Ways to Lift Yourself Out of Heavy Thoughts

Deepak Chopra, M.D.Everyone can occasionally find themselves prey to heavy thoughts, which is a natural response to emotional sadness and anxiety. …

Mindfulness

The Power of Perspective: A Simple Way to Ease Anxiety

<b>“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>One of …

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12 Signs You Might Have an Anxiety Disorder

What’s normal?<p>Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when speaking in public, for instance, or when going through financial difficulty. …

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Anxious Much?

… and is hard to understand.Seriously. Do you feel anxious about things?And are they things that you’re embarrassed to try to explain?I know the …

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This Is What It’s Like To Live With An Anxiety Disorder

I am sick. I should be sleeping. I cannot sleep. My husband has come in to rub my back while the kids (also sick) destroy some precious family …

Anxiety

Psychology Says a Fear of Flying Actually Has Nothing to Do With Flying

Getting on a flight might be a whole lot more pleasant once you can point a finger at your real fear.<p>Flying can make the best of us want to breathe into a paper bag and pray, but it turns out that's actually a bit of a misnomer--according to the National Institute of Mental Health, only about 6.5 …

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What To Do If You Get A Panic Attack During Sex

A few years ago, while an ex-partner was going down on me, I realized I was having trouble breathing. Then a sense of dread filled my head, and I felt like I was being stabbed in the chest. So I quickly asked him to stop — not because he was doing anything wrong, but because I was having a panic …

Mindfulness Meditation May Help Reduce Mind-Wandering In People With Anxiety

Several years ago a now famous Harvard study found that people’s minds wander about 50% of the time—that is, if you stop a person randomly (this particular study used an iPhone app to do it) and ask them what they’re thinking about, half the time it has nothing to do with what they’re actually …

Mindfulness

Colton Haynes Gives Advice to His Younger Self About Overcoming Anxiety: 'You're Not Alone'

<b>Colton Haynes</b> shared advice to his younger self about how to overcome anxiety in a new video for Child Mind Institute's #MyYoungerSelf campaign.<p>"I …

Jesse Eisenberg Opens Up About His Anxiety And The Advice He'd Offer His Younger Self

"It’s not the worst thing in the world to have those feelings."<p><i>May is</i> <i>Mental Health Month.</i> <i></i><i>Throughout the month we will bring you stories about mental</i> …