Anxiety

How to Blush Without Shame

“Blushing in and of itself is not a problem,” says Paul Greene, director of the Manhattan Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Regardless of skin color, nearly all humans report that they have experienced that accumulation of blood near the skin’s surface. For some, though, it comes with …

Long-form Journalism

Just Because I Look OK, It Doesn't Mean That I Am

Image Source<p>One of the things that I find frustrating with having a mental illness, is the way in which people often judge you by the way you are …

Mental Disorders

Michael Phelps opens up about struggles with anxiety: 'I didn't want to be alive anymore'

Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps sat down with Megyn Kelly on Megyn Kelly TODAY to talk about his retirement from the sport, his growing family and his past struggles with anxiety and depression, chronicled in the new documentary “Angst.” “I hit a low point in my life where I didn’t want to …

Health

4 Reasons Why Hypnosis for Anxiety works so well – TrdPip

Hypnosis for anxiety includes effectiveness of suggestive approach, can improve thoughts about self and relation to others, can identify underlying …

Mental Health

What Is Best For Me?

If you are one of those living with panic attack symptoms, you know it can almost take over your life. Living with the fear that you will have to …

Mental Health

Perfectionism, Anxiety & Bipolar Disorder

In some ways, perfectionism can be helpful. People who are perfectionists tend to produce high-quality work. They are typically on time or early and …

Mental Disorders

Anxiety Makes It Harder to Listen to Your Intuition

As an anxious person, I find the mantra “go with your gut” endlessly frustrating. What’s so trustworthy about my gut instinct, which has, at various …

Fashion

Will Burning Bay Leaves Reduce Anxiety?

A chemical compound found in the leaves of the bay laurel may affect mood, but the results are inconclusive and not necessarily relevant to bay leaf …

Fact Checking

4 ways to help a loved one who’s coping with depression

More likely than not, someone you love—your significant other, BFF, or family member—is dealing with depression or anxiety. Nearly 50 percent of …

Lifestyle

Alternative Press

<i>[Photo by: Rou Reynolds/Instagram]</i><p>Enter Shikari vocalist Rou Reynolds didn't sleep for a week following a 2015 panic attack. The British musician is …

Mental Health

Floating Away Your Anxiety And Stress

When I mentioned to a friend that my baseline neurosis has evolved from daily stress into anxiety, her response was – "Go for a float!"<p>A float?<p>Yes — spend an hour in a dark, soundproof room floating in a body-temperature warm pool. "The heavy salt concentration does the work for you," my friend …

News (U.S.)

Living and Coping with Anxiety and Depression

You have the power to change your life for the better.<p>October 15, 2017<p>Anxiety and depression affect more than 18 percent of the national population. …

Mental Health

Health Check: why are some people afraid of heights?

If you’ve ever felt your heart race as you looked down from the top of a tall ladder, you’re not alone. But for some people, their distress is far …

Mental Health

Hypnotherapy To Help Your Social Situations – TrdPip

Social anxiety disorder is something that many of us have to battle. It may go unnoticed but one in every ten people we come across with each day may …

Mental Health

Why acceptance is key to helping manage social anxiety

According to Better Health Channel, up to 13 per cent of the population may develop this condition during their lifetime.<p>In fact, social anxiety …

Mental Health

A drug-free, all-natural approach to eliminate anxiety

Neurofeedback training can create long-term changes in brain function that go to the source of the anxiety.

Mental Health

Apps for a Healthy Brain: Top Picks for Building, Maintaining & Supplementing Your Mental Health Routine

Anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States, affecting 18 percent of the population, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Even those of us who don’t deal with clinical anxiety still experience periods of abnormal stress that negatively affects our lives. A …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Anxiety And Depression Are More Closely Related Than They Seem

<i>Why do you say depression and anxiety are best friends? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Amulya Malladi, Best Selling Author, author of The Copenhagen Affair, on Quora:</b><p>Depression and …

Mental Health

Meet The Sociologist Who Makes Sure Haunted Attractions Are Terrifying

In America, October is reserved for seeking out scenarios that make you screech in terrified panic. In extreme situations, that may even include paying for entrance to an attraction that makes you wet your pants or puke on yourself/the unfortunate people standing near you. When running such a fear …

Mental Health

Doctors told this teen his panic attacks weren't serious – they were wrong

For years Chasin Mizrahi suffered debilitating panic attacks, but doctors said all he needed was therapy. Now Chasin joins Megyn Kelly TODAY with his mother, Jennifer Elkins Mizrahi, who explains how trusting her gut led to the discovery of her son’s real malady – a dangerous brain tumor. Since …

Health

The Physiology Behind Generalized Anxiety Disorder

In a jittery episode of AsapSCIENCE, creators Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown explain via whiteboard animation, the physiology behind generalized …

Mental Health

If You Have Insomnia, Weighted Blankets Might Be the Key to Better Sleep

Here's why you should invest in one.<p>As a chronically anxious person, the concept of thunder jackets (you know, those teeny, adorable, weighted vests dogs wear when they're anxious?) has always fascinated me. Like, how do these not exist for humans and how do I get one in my sweaty palms?<p>Turns out, …

Sleep

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. …

Mental Health

University of Regina research attempts to ease social anxiety with self-compassion

Hope is to offer online self-help approach<p>A University of Regina psychology researcher is trying to use self-compassion as a tool to help people …

Mental Health

Social Anxieties – Its Effects and Treatment through Hypnosis

Statistics show that the number of people having social anxiety increases year after year. In the UK for example, professionals have noted that two …

Mental Health

3 Expert Tips on Anxiety Management for #WorldMentalHealthDay

I was first diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in my early teens. In the decade since, I’ve tried individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, inpatient therapy, SSRIs, benzodiazepines, aromatherapy, prayer, witchcraft, getting a dog, getting a bigger dog horse, swimming, …

Mental Health

Just Breathe! Reduce anxiety with one simple exercise

It might seize you in the middle of the night, or perhaps at the beginning of a work meeting, or maybe while driving your kids to soccer practice. …

Mental Health

World Mental Health Day: What is anxiety and how can you overcome it?

article<p>http://www.ajc.com/news/health-med-fit-science/world-mental-health-day-what-anxiety-and-how-can-you-overcome/Vi16uf1r5Z41NKdMGFcpBO/<p>Facts …

Mental Health

4 Natural Remedies for Reducing Anxiety and Stress

Whether you struggle with day-to-day worries or a clinically diagnosed disorder, you may need support for your anxiety. Conventional treatments like medicine and psychotherapy are popular ways of dealing with anxiety and other mental health issues, but there are many natural approaches — including …

Alternative Medicine

Good News: Relationship Anxiety Is Normal

Relationships<p>You’re not weird for having anxiety, but there are some things you can do to keep it from affecting your relationship.<p>by Wendy Rose Gould /<p>Oftentimes, the fears causing anxiety are based on past experiences, not our current relationship.JGI/Tom Grill / Getty Images/Blend Images<p>Whether …

Relationships