The Worry Games Anxiety Magazine

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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 …

Healthy Eating

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> …

Mental Health

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 - Getting to the Root of the Problem

Need energy, calm, or a good night’s sleep? Let MONQ help. <i>Naturally.</i><p>Lets Talk About Thoughts For a Minute.<p>When you have an anxiety disorder, the …

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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9 Healthy Ways To Give your Brain A Break

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Post Partum Anxiety and Fear of Death

<i>I had a reader email me with a great question about post partum anxiety, and I could relate so much to what she is going through that I decided to</i> …

The Morphing Symptoms of Anxiety

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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 …

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 …

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> …

Tonic Tensory Tympani Syndrome - My Story

• Does your inner ear make a “thump” sound after you speak or hear loud or high pitched sounds?<br>• Do your ears feel achy on the inside?<br>• Do you feel …

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> …

Facing Grief

The subject of grief and death is one that I don’t dive into very often because it’s a bit like my kryptonite.<p>It drains me in a cathartic, yet …

Panic Pointer # 2: Fake It ‘Till You Make It

Most of us with anxiety disorders have pretty big imaginations.<p>That is one of the reasons we have anxiety disorders in the first place. Our minds can …

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Infographic – The State of Mental Health in America

Many thanks to the Bradley University Online Masters of Arts in Counseling Program for inviting me to share this great infographic they created, …

Myers-Briggs Personality Types

My entire life I have always known I was a little “different”.<p>Not <i>bad</i> different. Just <i>different</i>, different. Other than my mom I have never really known …

Panic Pointers #1. Stay Out Of Your Head

This is my first in a series of posts on how to respond to panic attacks and get them under control.<p>There are a great many tips out there and I would …

Anxiety Tool Spotlight: Worry Beads

My own anxiety “toolbox” is a bit like Mary Poppins bag.<p>It is bottomless and full of all sorts of interesting things like books, breathing exercises, …

Now Be Determined

Did you know that having an anxiety disorder is proof that you are strong?<p>It’s true.<p>If you were the kind of person to just give in to your symptoms – …

A Little Dingle Dangle Goes A Long Way

I loved the emails I got after my last post about life as a parent with anxiety. A lot of you other moms and dads have told me you relate to my …

Thank You For Not Being My Hero

I know its Mother’s Day but my own mother is gone and I have way too many unresolved issues about that to try to blog about her.<p>It would be pretty …

Anxiety and The Big Bang Theory

I always say that one of my favorite things about having an anxiety disorder is that it will show you who you are.<p>Back before my anxiety disorder …