The Worry Games Anxiety Magazine

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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

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 …

Emotions

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 …

Body Language

StumbleUpon

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, …

Psychosis

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 …

Panic Attacks

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 – …

Anxiety

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 …

Babies

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 …

Relationships

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 …

Mind

Anxiety Disorders: You, Exaggerated.

<i>Please not that this post, as with all posts here at TheWorryGames.com, pertains to anxiety that is not caused by trauma, a medical condition or that</i> …

Parenting As An Introvert

I don’t normally blog a lot about my day-to-day life.<p>It’s partly because it’s not always so interesting being a stay at home mom of 5, but mostly it …

My Review of The Fantastic Flying Books by William Joyce

<i>Spoiler Alert: This review contains some storyline points so if you are not interested in hearing specific details of The Fabulous Flying Books...,</i> …

Coloring For Anxiety Relief

I know, I know. There are a thousand and one blog posts, articles, and tweets about how coloring is the latest and greatest way to alleviate stress …

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 …

Self-improvement

Anxiety and Scary Intrusive Thoughts Part 1 – My Story

Today I want to talk about what is probably my least favorite of all of the anxiety symptoms out there, and that is intrusive thoughts.<p>I try to find …

Mind

The One About Anxiety and The Root Canal

<i>Note: If you have an intense dental fear, this post may trigger anxiety for you.</i><p>12 more days.<p>Just 12 more days until I go have the root canal that I …

Mind

Anxiety: It's a Bear.....And It's A Gift

My goal with this blog is for people with anxiety to make friends with it and see it as a <b>gift</b> in their life, as opposed to an enemy.<p>And I think the …

Mind

Anxiety - It Isn't Easy

Living with anxiety isn’t easy.<p><i>We all know that.</i> And if you are anything like me when my anxiety disorder first came about, you have more than paid …

Anxiety - Common Symptoms & Personality Traits - Bayridge Treatment Center - Burlington, Ontario

Common Symptoms & Personality Traits<p>When we look at the characteristics common to people suffering from chronic stress and anxiety they tend to have …

Personality

Anxiety and Tabloid Thinking

Take 20% off Wanderer Bracelets with Coupon Code TheWorryGames<p>Today I want to talk to you a little bit about boredom.<p>Now, you might think that <b>anxiety</b> …

Anxiety Disorder FAQ's

This page is where I answer some anxiety related questions that I have frequently been asked over the years.<p>Of course as an <b>anxiety</b> blogger, the …

Anxiety and Insomnia - 15 Ways to Help You Fall Asleep

One of the most common complaints of people who live with anxiety disorders is the inability to get a decent night’s sleep.<p>What we couldn’t give to …

Anxiety - You Control The Show

When you spend a lot of time coaching people on how to manage their anxiety and panic attacks, you learn quickly on that the idea that they may be …

Anxiety Disorders: We Aren't Crazy, Just a Little Punch Drunk

I love a good analogy.<p><b>There are a thousand ways to look at anxiety and I will probably share them all with you before my blogging days are over.</b> I am …

Staying Calm in Stressful Situations

Photo Credit: Jamie In Bytown via Compfight cc<p>Last week, my son and I got stuck in a traffic jam for more than two hours. We crept along at 0-5 miles …

Mindfulness