The Worry Games Anxiety Magazine

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So I Panicked. Sorry, Not Sorry.

Those of us living with anxiety can be a bit hard on ourselves sometimes so I wanted to share a story with you in the hopes that it will help you …

Arthritis

Anxiety and Overthinking

I know I waffle back and forth on this one, but if I HAD to pick one personality trait those of us with anxiety have that contributes more to our …

Mind

Chasing Happiness

From the time I was born, the idea of being “happy” has been hammered into my brain by the world around me.<p>Magazines were full of smiling women. …

Happiness

Driving Away All That Driving Anxiety

<i>Thank you to “The Anxiety Guy”, Dennis Smisek, for contributing this post. See Dennis’ bio below.</i><p>It’s the morning rush hour, and your blood has …

Transportation

9 Ways To Give your Brain A Break

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Harvard Medical School

How the Power of Positivity Helps in Maintaining Stress and Anxiety

<i>Note: This post is guest contributed. Links in this post are not endorsed by TheWorryGames.com.</i><p>Millions of people in the US, and around the globe, …

Positive Thinking

What is Your Relationship With Anxiety?

I would never have had such a successful recovery from anxiety if I hadn’t developed a healthy relationship with it.<p>In the beginning, my anxiety was …

A Tip For Coping With Repetitive Thoughts

From time to time to time, I get what I call “Spotlight Thoughts”.<p><i>Spotlight Thoughts</i> are repetitive thoughts that are not necessarily scary or about …

Chicken Breast For Anxiety Control?

Nutrition can play a big role in both the development of anxiety symptoms as well as their management.<p>I think the importance of nutrition is greatly …

The Benefits of Meditation For Anxiety

Meditation has been known for thousands of years to be an easy, natural way to help us relax, clear our minds, and perhaps even connect to the …

Meditation

10 Ways To Make Your Home More Relaxing

One of my favorite things about emotional health is that there are so many different ways to influence and enrich it.<p>There are things we can do, …

Home Decorating

Thank U

I just came across the song, <i>“Thank U”</i>, by Alanis Morissette again after not hearing it for probably 20 years.<p>I was a huge Alanis fan back in the day …

Guest Post: 5 Foods That Could Improve Mental Health

<i>This is a guest post. Please see author info at end of article.</i><p>Food hasn’t exactly gotten a very good reputation amongst sufferers of stress and …

15 Signs You are an Overthinker

Before my anxiety disorder erupted, I had no idea that I was what could be referred to as an “overthinker”.<p>I thought people all thought the same way. …

Be Your Own Hero

Be your own hero.<p>I am on a self-empowerment kick lately, readers.<p>I can’t help myself – the older I get and the more I grow into this person I have …

We Say We Want a Revolution

<i>This is a post I wrote that was originally published to a wonderful site called Resources to Recover (RTOR.org). RTOR is a mental health website that</i> …

My Review of "The OCD Coloring Book Journal" by Tammy LaBrake, LCSW-R

I love that I live in a day and age where anxiety/OCD treatment and recovery isn’t so black and white.<p>Professionals are thinking outside of the box …

The Importance of Self Confidence When Living With Anxiety

Thanks to all who send in anxiety related questions for me to answer. You get me thinking and give me post ideas, and I love the great feedback I …

Scary Intrusive Thoughts Part 2 - Getting To The Root Of The Problem

Lets talk about thoughts for a minute.<p>When you have an anxiety disorder, the number one rule of thumb is:<p><i>Every thought we have is not meant to be</i> …

Mind

Fear, Itself

How many times have you heard the above quote?<p>I know I have probably heard it a hundred times in my life, but I have never really put a whole lot of …

Parenting with Anxiety

<i>Note: This post only refers to children developing anxiety disorders in response to their parents having anxiety disorders. This post is not</i> …

A Little Bit Psychic

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Post Partum Anxiety and Fear of Death

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Postpartum

The Morphing Symptoms of Anxiety

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Panic Attacks

Anxiety & Scary Intrusive Thoughts Part 3: Taking The Spotlight Off Of Intrusive Thoughts

The thing about intrusive thoughts is that they don’t just “go away”.<p>There is nothing I can say to you that will make them just – “poof” – disappear …

Psychiatry

Post-Election Anxiety

This presidential election, whether it ended the way you wanted it to or not, has been a challenging time for all of us and it has led us to a future …

Donald Trump

Self Reliance: A Necessary Part of Anxiety Recovery

<i>Keep in mind that this post pertains to self-reliance in general life situations, not mental health crisis or situations where true professional help</i> …

Flee

Tonic Tensor Tympani Syndrome - My Story

Does your inner ear make a “thump” sound after you speak or hear loud or high pitched sounds – or perhaps really deep, low pitched sounds?<p>Do your …

Headphones

Guest Post: Anxiety Triggers

<i>Thanks to Natasha from NewLifeOutlook.com for being my latest guest blogger. New Life Outlook is a fantastic community based mental health website</i> …

Cognitive Science