ANXIETY

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15 Funny Tweets About Having Anxiety That Are Way Too True

At least we can laugh together?<p>Let’s not sugar coat it: Anxiety can be a real nightmare.<p>One of the worst parts about the condition is feeling like you’re totally alone in your experience. But here’s the good news: You’re not. In fact, nearly 40 million Americans also deal with the disorder. And a …

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How To Manage Panic Attacks Naturally Without Anxiety Medication

Managing Panic Attacks Naturally<p>Are you plagued by panic attacks? I have been getting them more often than I ever have. This has been a rough few …

Anxiety

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 …

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How Reframing Your Self-Critical Thoughts Can Help Ease Anxiety

<b>“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know what it feels like to be scared.<p>I …

Mindfulness

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 …

Environmentalism

Are You Anxious All the Time? Our Resident Doctor Reveals the Solutions

Feelings of anxiety are common in the UK. In fact in 2014 19.7% of people in the UK aged 16 and older showed symptoms of anxiety or depression – a …

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The age of anxiety: why being old is a worry

It’s not a good time to be elderly. The young, who we need help from, boss us around and don’t always admire or respect us<p>At some point in the day I will worry about age, and you may, too. Probably not directly, but in many small ways. It is the way I and plenty of others see things differently …

Mental Health

Our sympathy for anxiety sufferers is being exploited by the cynical

Do you often feel nervous or uneasy about situations with uncertain outcomes? Do you worry that you have no real control over how your day will turn out? Then you may be suffering from a debilitating condition called ‘anxiety’. Or you may, like a few billion of your ancestors over the past 200,000 …

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F--K Anxiety

A Simple Way To Explain The Difference Between Stress & Anxiety

Since I’ve started taking medication to manage my anxiety, I’ve had the pleasure of feeling — for the first time in a long time — <i>stressed</i> without feeling anxious.<p>That’s right — I was pumped to feel pure stress, untainted by thought patterns related to anxiety and depression.<p>Because “anxiety” and …

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Keeping Anxious Thoughts at Bay

Anxiety can feel like a swarm of flies, buzzing inside your head.<p>You’re stuck in traffic. You’re going to miss your flight, and the game-changing meeting at the other end of it. Your presentation is poorly executed; you’re not going to win the new client. There goes the promotion, and maybe worse. …

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7 Signs Of A Nervous Breakdown

Keep an eye out for classic signs of anxiety too, such as tightness in your chest and rapid breathing.<p><i>By Rosie McCall</i><p><i>I’m having a nervous breakdown.</i> You may utter this (or at least think it) when you’re overwrought and ready to snap. But what is a nervous breakdown, exactly? And what should you do …

Mental Health

'Pretty Little Liars' Star: Postpartum Anxiety 'Hit Me Like A Ton Of Bricks'

"I remember not being able to swallow. Not being able to eat."<p>Actress Tammin Sursok has shared her experience with postpartum anxiety to encourage other women to speak up and “break the stigma.”<p>In an essay for news.com.au, the “Pretty Little Liars” star wrote that she didn’t feel like herself after …

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Wealthy Countries Are More Anxious Than Poorer Countries

A fascinating study reveals anxiety rates around the world.<p>Rich countries have higher rates of anxiety than poor countries, according to a large …

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The 2 vitamins that cured Lo Bosworth’s anxiety

Anyone who experiences anxiety regularly—whether in the form of sudden panic attacks or a constant, apprehensive state—knows how isolating it can …

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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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What To Do When Your Need To Please Is Ruining Your Life

<b>“We are captives of our own identities, living in prisons of our own creation.” ~Theodore Bagwell</b><p>Have you ever thought you had to do what other …

Buddhism

Here’s what you need to know about dialectical behavior therapy, the kind Selena Gomez depends on

Selena Gomez has been incredibly open and brave about her struggles with anxiety and depression. Late last year, she checked herself into rehab due …

Mental Health

Just Breathe: How Your Body Has A Built-In Stress Reliever

Breathing – it’s something we all do naturally without any thought or active concentration. Most of us think that this is just a normal human …

Meditation

4 Steps to Let Go of Stress, Negativity, and Emotional Pain

Humans are sensitive creatures. We crave acceptance, affection and most of all, love. We all thrive on these things and seek comfort in them.<p>But when …

Emotions

3 Mindful Breathing Exercises That Reduce Stress in 5 Minutes or Less

Feeling a little stressed?<p>Don’t worry, you’re not alone. According to a recent study, more than three quarters of Americans say they’ve felt stressed …

Meditation

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I'm gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn't a good one.<p>When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional …

Emotions

Ellie Goulding says this empowering sport helped her overcome her debilitating anxiety attacks

One of the things we love most about Ellie Goulding (if we had to pick just one) is how open she has been about her struggle with anxiety. She has …

Anxiety

Airbnb raises another $1 billion, and it's actually profitable

Does Airbnb need more money?<p>Apparently so. The home-rental company just finished raising another $1 billion, putting its total funding above $3 billion.<p>That means Airbnb is now valued at $31 billion, compared to the measly $30 billion it was valued at last September.<p>CNBC noted Airbnb's filing with …

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7 Ways You Can Help Someone With Anxiety

Saying "don't worry" is not one of them.<p>To see someone you care about dealing with anxiety is hard to watch, and loved ones can often feel helpless. But there are things you can do to help — telling them to "stop worrying" definitely <i>not</i> being one of them.<p><i>Cosmopolitan UK</i> spoke to psychologists from …

Mental Health

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. …

Panic Attacks

4 Tools For Lowering Anxiety In Any Situation So You Can Perform Better

Whether it’s in response to an upcoming presentation, interview, round of layoffs, new position, or networking meeting, anxiety is an emotion we encounter repeatedly throughout our careers (and…lives). It’s not a comfortable experience, and it’s not meant to be. Anxiety is an evolutionarily …

Mindfulness

One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

Alleviate Anxiety With This Do-Anywhere Grounding Exercise

Mindfulness and meditation are well-known ways to combat anxiety and stress, but they can be hard to fit into a busy schedule. If you need a quick …