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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 asseizures or diabetes. Or for someone like me — someone …

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7 Subtle Signs You May Have An Anxiety Disorder

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. …

Anxiety

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 …

ADHD

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 …

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 …

Psychology

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 …

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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 …

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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> …

Mental Health

The private battle of Craig Allen

For almost 15 years, Craig Allen has been a calm, solid, dependable presence in loungerooms across Canberra as he read the weekend news for …

Anxiety

I have borderline personality disorder. Here are 6 things I wish people understood. - Vox

"You don't seem like you have borderline personality disorder," people often say to me.<p>They mean it as a compliment. I don't fit into their idea of what borderline personality disorder looks like. They think people with BPD will kill you, or burn down your house, or stalk you until you need to file …

Anxiety

Trusting Your Doctor Can Help Reduce Pain

Patients who trust their doctor report feeling less pain during medical procedures, according to a new study.<p>The research also found that patients …

Pain

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes — MyScienceAcademy

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Meditation

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We Need to Talk. Our Society Has an Issue With Anxiety and Mental Health.

A Heavy Mind<p>Having your heart race as you watch a horror movie is a totally normal physiological response. So is having trouble sleeping the night …

Mental Health

A psychologist’s surprisingly reassuring advice for socially awkward people

Growing up, I was a socially awkward kid. Cool people seemed to occupy the opposite end of the social spectrum. Still, I was always trying to <i>seem</i> cool—whether was my stint as an aspiring break dancer or my measured decision to never again wear my <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> T-shirt to school.<p>Of course, as …

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7 Signs You May Have An Anxiety Disorder

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

Truths Of Being A Parent With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

My wife, Mel, and I were married about three months the first time she suggested that we have a child. It was early 2005. We were living in Provo, …

Anxiety

How Mindful Meditation Can Help Mind Wandering For People With Anxiety

Just 10 minutes of meditation every day can help people suffering from anxiety prevent mind wandering, a new study conducted by the University of …

Mindfulness

People with Anxiety May Be Hiding These 4 Powers

Anxiety has been widely regarded as a very negative condition that tends to ruin people’s everyday simple pleasures and renders them incapable of …

Anxiety

These are the major differences between anxiety and stress, according to an expert

As someone who’s dealt with anxiety disorder for as long as I can remember, my “natural” state tends to be consumed with irrational fear, worrying …

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My Escape From Anxiety

As rates for anxiety disorders rise, researchers are working to find more effective treatments. In the meantime, what can sufferers do? One woman’s experience.<p>Fear ambushed me.<p>It was early on a December morning in 1989. I was a sophomore at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, staring at a wall …

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Emma Stone Explains Exactly How She Handles Her Anxiety

"There's a lot I can do to help myself."<p>Props to Emma Stone for seeking help for anxiety.<p>The Oscar winner opened up in a new video from the Child Mind Institute about how methods like therapy and meditation help her manage the condition, which she’s been dealing with since childhood. Her account is …

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6 Ways To Overcome Career Anxiety

When my client, Lillian, sat down with me for our first meeting, I could feel the tension emanating from her before she even began to talk. She was a ball of nerves, so tightly wound that she was ready to burst—and burst she did. She sobbed about how miserable she was at her job, how bleak her …

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