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11 Things People Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because Of Your Anxiety

1. Decline invites even when you really want to go.<p>Sometimes, anxiety can be so debilitating, that you can’t muster enough energy to go out. No …

To My Husband When I Don't Have the Words to Explain My Anxiety

To the one who signed up for loving me and everything that comes with me,<p>I’m having a rough day. You know that for better or for worse thing you …

I Have Anxiety and These Are the Thoughts I Have

My eyes open with a start. My body is jolted from the dream. <i>What was that noise? Was it someone fiddling with the lock? Are the neighbors trashing</i> …

11 Signs You Might Have A High-Functioning Anxiety Disorder & Don't Even Realize It

1 You Have A Hard Time Sleeping<p>Source: Pixabay<p>Your tossing and turning may have more to do with your mental state then the coffee you had earlier in …

Anxiety

18 brutally honest illustrations that anyone who has struggled with anxiety will understand

“I've been dealing with anxiety for as long as I can remember,” says Sow Ay, an illustrator who sketches brutally honest cartoons about his ongoing …

Mental Health

Anxiety has become a way of life for my generation. In an insecure world, is it any surprise?

As we face what has become an epidemic of anxiety disorders, we must confront the social conditions behind it<p>It always hits me in the gut first. I often feel it first thing, my stomach twisted in a knot, my brain deciding it doesn’t want to deal with the day before I even wake up.<p>Sometimes my …

Mental Health

Americans Just Broke a New Record for Stress and Anxiety!

Source: donskarpo/Shutterstock<p>Every year since 2007, the American Psychological Association has published an annual survey of Stress in America. In …

Psychology

Should You Try Mindfulness Meditation to Treat Anxiety Disorder?

The meditation habit<p>(iStockphoto)<p>Meditation has become one of those buzzwords: We know it’s good for us, but it can be hard to follow. And yet, as …

Meditation

5 Common Mistakes People Make on Their Spiritual Journey

<b>“I still have a long way to go, but I’m already so far from where I used to be, and I’m proud of that.” ~Unknown</b><p>Just like any student, I’ve made …

Spirituality

A Guide to the Basic Anxiety of Life

Underlying much of what we do is an uncertainty, an anxiety, a fear, doubts, dissatisfaction …<p>And we react to these anxieties, dissatisfaction and …

Mindfulness

Here’s Your Brain’s New User Manual For Uncertain Times

When we don't know what's going to happen, we tell ourselves stories about what might happen. And they often make us feel worse, not better.<p>Even if you've kept only one eye on the headlines lately and the other tightly clenched, you're probably aware that these are, shall we say, some pretty …

Mind

5 Reasons You're Mentally Tougher Than You Think

You probably have way more grit than you give yourself credit for.<p>If you're feeling in need of a pep talk, you could turn to your best friend or a coach. Or you could just take a look at the scientific literature on potential. A host of studies insist that we generally underestimate our own …

Success

5 Life-Changing Realizations About Fear and Anxiety

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” – Isabel Allende</b><p>I was lying on the sofa in my tiny flat in …

Anxiety

This Vitamin is Proven to Reduce Anxiety!

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America claims that anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorder in the U.S. as it affects over 40 …

Anxiety

A Letter To Those Affected By My Anxiety

It should be obvious, but please remember: If I could stop my anxiety, I would have done so by now.<p><i>Written by</i> Nicolle Hook<p>Let me start by clarifying something. When I refer to my “anxiety,” I’m not simply talking about my fears or situations that make me nervous. I’m not talking about the kind of …

Anxiety

Anxiety — that feeling of dread, fear, worry and panic — is certainly nothing new. Hippocrates wrote about it in the fourth century BCE. As did Søren Kierkegaard in the 1860s. And Sigmund Freud addressed the disorder in 1926. However, jump to the present and we’re seeing a significant uptick — especially with youth. Pharmaceutical drugs tend […]

Share Email<p>Anxiety — that feeling of dread, fear, worry and panic — is certainly nothing new. Hippocrates wrote about it in the fourth century BCE. …

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Psychologists Explain Your Phone Anxiety (and How to Get Over It)

Sure, the voice-calling function on your phone may now be one of the least important things on there — somewhere behind texting, Google, Facebook, …

Anxiety

How It Actually Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety

My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But like many mental health conditions, with the right treatment and techniques, life is very liveable.<p>As part of the human body's acute stress system, the "fight-or-flight" response works by …

Anxiety

Newborn brain may hold predictors of anxiety, depression

Connectivity patterns in the brains of newborn babies seem to predict anxiety and depression symptoms at age two—and possibly beyond.

The Brain

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments

FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Anxiety may prompt prostate cancer patients to opt for potentially unnecessary treatments, a new study …

Cancer

No, You're Not Crunched for Time, but Here Are 5 Psychological Reasons Why You Feel Like You Are

Data simply doesn't support the idea that people have less time than in the past, but psychological factors are driving scores of people to believe the opposite.<p>"I don't have time for that!"<p>How many times a day does that idea slip from your mouth? Probably quite a few. But the reality is that …

Psychology

Feeling Anxious? Adopt These Simple Habits to Improve Your Well-Being

When anxiety hits, it can feel like a freight train just slammed straight into you, knocking the wind right out. Other times, it's like a …

Penn State

How Do You Treat Anxiety? Symptoms And Treatment Tips After Kendall Jenner Opens Up About Disorder

Stress comes in all shapes and sizes – even for the Jenners and Kardashians. Supermodel and TV personality Kendall Jenner reflected on 2016 in a post …

Anxiety

12 Signs You May 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. …

5 Mindful Attitudes That Will Help You Cope With Anxiety

Anxiety is a big problem for people in America. According to The Kim Foundation, approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 and older, or about …

Book Review: The Anxiety Toolkit

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States affecting 40 million adults ages 18 and older.<p>Millions more suffer from …

Book Reviews

The Dalai Lama: This is What's Fueling Our Anxiety

It’s strange to see such anger and discontent in the more developed nations of the world. Living conditions have never been better, yet people in …

Japanese giant Nissan posts UK profits jump after Brexit deal

The UK arm of Nissan has posted a jump in annual profits just weeks after the Government controversially intervened to ensure the Japanese car-making giant would keep investing in its major Sunderland factory following Brexit.<p>Nissan’s British subsidiary posted a near-22pc surge in pre-tax profits …

37 Techniques to Calm an Anxious Child

Imagine you are driving in the car. You look in the rearview mirror and see your child trying to shrink into her seat.<p>“What’s wrong?” you ask.<p>“I don’t want to go to the birthday party.”<p>“But you’ve been excited all week. There will be cake and games and a bounce house. You love all of those things,” …