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Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:09:15 -0500


Anxiety and Its Nature

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:31:59 -0500

Anxiety is generally the person's response to a real or imaginary fear or threat. In case of anxiety, the response can be uneven to the actual threat.

Tips to Navigate Through Dating Anxiety

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:15:41 -0500

Worrying over something you are going to do for the first time is a common phenomenon. And going on a date for the first time is no different. Apart from the feeling of excitement, it may give jitters to some. However, staying worrisome and down in dumps for a long time could be a red flag that someone is dealing with inherent anxiety.

How Stress Impacts Your Vital Organs

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:12:29 -0500

Stress affects just about everyone's daily lives. It can affect your body in ways that can have a long lasting impact on your health. Here are some ways it can affect your health:

Anxiety, Insomnia and Constipation Are Linked To The Nervous System According to Ayurveda

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:48:34 -0500

Have you ever reflected or meditated on the electro-magnetic field of your brain? I know that could be a crazy question. Consider this tho, the brain's electricity is responsible for respiration and sensory perception. The pathway that is being described in the previous sentence is the nose, eyes, skin, ears and ability to see. It is connected to the brain. From the brain this electric force sends a supply to the heart center. Anxiety, constipation and insomnia are linked intimately to this five senses, brain and heart balance. Learn more how your daily routine effects this inter-connection. Find out what you can do to control how healthy these connections can be.

Eleven Causes of Nervous System Fight or Flight Syndrome According to Ayurveda

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 07:04:27 -0500

Ayurveda teaches the nervous system can get stuck in the Fight and Flight state and overstimulate the brainwaves which in turn flood electrical stimulation down the famous Vagus nerve. Picture this, the brain, a long nerve attached to the brain, that goes down to the last rib (12th)which in turn stimulates electricity in the Celiac Plexus. This is the electric transmitting station for all organs above the belly button and below the belly button. Learn how these eleven causes turn fight or flight up to a sustained state of frenzy. Imagine your nervous system is stuck at NASCAR car races no pit stops. Learn what you are doing to unknowingly cause your nervous system to not be able to turn off and relax.

Anxiety or Not

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 09:07:14 -0500

Answering yes may mean that your day-to-day life is sometimes overwhelmed by anxiety. We all experience stress, worry and anxiety.

Stress and Mood Swings

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 08:13:48 -0500

If you notice yourself experiencing a drastic change of emotions every now and then it's possible that you're experiencing what many people refer to as "mood swings". One moment you may be feeling fine working on your daily tasks, the next minute you may be feeling irritable and even become hostile - all these sudden changes in your mood indicates that you are indeed having mood swings.

Quelling Everyday Anxiety

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 10:19:09 -0500

By far the commonest anxiety is suffered by those who would not be diagnosed with a disorder. The commonest anxiety is caused by the tension of task-and-time pressure that leads to exhaustion.

Anxiety: Can Someone End Up With Anxiety Problems If They Don't Feel Safe In Their Body?

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 08:22:49 -0500

Although mental and emotional problems have taken centre stage in today's world, there was a time when they were not really given the time of day. One way to look at this would be to say that it is a good thing that this has taken place.

Signs of Emotional and Mental Fatigue of Depersonalization

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:36:16 -0500

Learning to recognize the signals of emotional and mental fatigue will enable one to address the intrusive symptoms which accompany this part of the anxiety condition. Rather than remain victim to this "wired and tired" feeling, along with numerous emotional and physical sensations, it's time to take back control by choosing how you wish to feel. You have choices concerning this type of exhaustion and with the proper corrections you too can create a calmer, yet vital way of living. Learning how to break through the fog of a tired mind results in clarity and peace of mind simultaneously.

Dealing With Anxiety Disorders: Types and the Ayurvedic Cure

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:33:36 -0500

People who suffers from anxiety disorders can finally find peace with the natural anxiety medication that Ayurveda brings to them. Learn how anxiety affects them and how they can cure themselves.

Inside Anxiety

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:32:00 -0600

Close your eyes and count to ten. Open your eyes again. Now, close your eyes, hold your breath and count to thirty.

Crippling Anxiety

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:56:54 -0600

I had experienced occasional anxiety before but nothing like this. It felt as if all eyes were on me. I kept memorizing the order in my mind to distract myself but it wasn't helping and when my turn came to order words won't come out of my mouth. I just stood there staring blankly at the guy behind the counter while he repeatedly asked me what I wanted.

Habits That Aggravate Anxiety

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:33:29 -0600

Are you one of those who keep their mobile phones switched on by the bedside while sleeping? Do you wake up at odd hours because you constantly feel that there is an update on the mobile, a new assignment from work or a random message for a dinner date? If that be the case, you are disrupting something more fragile than your sleep, your body-brain ecosystem.

An Anatomy Of Stress Inside Your Body

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:14:05 -0600

We all know how stress makes us feel - that goes without saying. But do you know what is actually happening to the organs and systems in your body because of these feelings? You've probably not thought about it. You're aware of the physical changes (sweaty palms, rapid heart-rate, light headedness) but what about the chemical processes that are happening?

Distressing Crisis - Where to Get Help?

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 17:38:09 -0600

Which psychological or spiritual help is needed for a personal distressing crisis depends on the nature of the problem. Some forms of help are inappropriate and can cause more harm than good.

Pranayama Can Relieve Anxiety Before Lasik Eye Surgery

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 06:52:08 -0600

Pranayama works to help relieve anxiety in general. We have found that is especially useful before nerve racking surgical procedures. For those of our readers who are unfamiliar with what pranayama is, let us go over basic concepts of Yoga.

Hidden Causes of Anxiety and Depersonalization

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 08:11:18 -0600

Sometimes we overlook the true cause of anxiety when it's right in front of us. There are many hidden triggers for anxiety and depersonalization. Becoming aware of these triggers may save you from years of anxiety related discomfort. It's worth investigating before assuming that anxiety comes out of the blue.

Can Anxiety And Stress Cause Cancer To Return?

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 08:10:49 -0600

Cancer is a physical sign of underlying emotional stress on the body and the body's cells. How does emotional stress and cancer recurrence align to cause the body harm? And how can stress cause breast cancer and more? For the majority of people, coping with stress and cancer recurrence or highly demanding other health problems can be dealt with in relative ease. Although those in this bigger group feel the devastating impacts of stress and cancer recurrence from tension, difficult occasions, injury, and disputes, including grief and loss--difficult events are viewed as part of life's obstacles. Let's face it, the world seems to be filled with life's ups and downs, and many are not prepared for how to manage stress and anxiety.

Pure Obsessional OCD and How To Beat It

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:53:38 -0600

In this article I talk about a sub-type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which is Pure Obsessional. I have had this sub-type pretty much constantly throughout my 29 year struggle with OCD. I have come up with quite a few ways to deal with it over this time and I hope to share this with readers and help them and give them some hope for the future.

Health Anxiety and Solutions

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 07:13:13 -0600

Do you find yourself constantly worrying about health related symptoms? Does one symptom reconcile itself only to be instantly replaced by another which seems just as worrisome and upsetting? This is known as Health Anxiety and is not difficult to overcome. Once one recognizes this cycle and acknowledges its intrusion, the next step is to learn a few simple steps to easily overcome this anxiety related habit.

Catastrophic Thinking: Anxiety Trigger

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:14:14 -0600

Fearful thinking may keep us out of danger but when the habit of becomes a constant in our lives, it's time to make a change. Learn how to recognize the cycle of fearful thinking and learn how to interrupt this intrusive behavior. There is a mid point between remaining safe and over reacting to every situation. Find peace of mind by breaking this habit and trusting your natural instincts to deal with any situation when necessary.

Natural Therapies to Deal With Anxiety

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:27:47 -0600

We feel the time of stress, but if you suffer from anxiety, it can make everything seem nervous and learn anxiety that helps to ease some of the natural therapies that you enter into a quiet life. Anxiety can be expressed as a different physical symptom or a variety of anxious individuals expressing their common anxiety symptoms including physical, psychological and so-called mental feelings:

Anxiety Symptoms and Solutions

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:22:55 -0600

Anxiety symptoms can be upsetting and intrusive if not understood and reconciled. Understanding each symptom allows one the upper hand in recovery, especially when solutions to these symptoms are often simple and easy to achieve. Learn how to eliminate anxiety symptoms through full explanation and complete solutions. Lose the habit of fear and worry as you move past anxiety symptoms through a natural and effective approach.

The Anxiety Cycle and How to Break It

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:34:53 -0600

Anxiety symptoms often follow a cycle where one symptom reconciles and another symptom almost instantly pops up in its place. This is called the Anxiety Cycle. Once the purpose of this cycle is understood and the loop itself is resolved, life returns to normal, symptom free and clear. Learning why this cycle of symptoms exists and how to interrupt it allows one freedom from victimizing symptoms and power over anxiety once and for all.

OCD Triggered By Anxiety

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:22:34 -0600

OCD is often triggered by anxiety and through the proper corrections can be eliminated permanently. It is frustrating and intrusive but with a few simple changes you can take back your life again. Learning to understand and overcome both anxiety and OCD through new ways of thinking and living your life, will enable you to find both peace of mind and enjoyment of living again.

How to Calm Yourself Using the Visualization Method

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:22 -0600

The purpose of visualization is to enable you to quickly clear mental stress, tension, and anxious thinking. The visualization can be used when feeling stressed and is particularly useful when your mind is racing with fearful, anxious thinking. This visualization process, when practiced frequently, is very effective for eliminating deep-seated mental anxieties or intrusive thoughts.

Tinnitus Triggered By Anxiety

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:37:48 -0600

Tinnitus can be an upsetting, intrusive symptom but many are unaware of the fact that it is often triggered by an overactive mind and body due to increased anxiety symptoms. This sensitization turns up one's senses into a heightened state, resulting in increased awareness of sounds which are not only annoying but distracting. Learning how to interrupt these intrusive noises is not difficult and the result is a true peace of mind as the intrusive sounds decrease and eventually disappear altogether.

A Wholesome Approach to Major Depressive Illness

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 08:26:58 -0600

Amidst all the clamour and demands of modern day life, people are being subjected to increasingly more stresses and strains with each passing day. This has led to the prevalence of major depressive illnesses among a large proportion of the contemporary population. Ayurveda, with its wholesome and holistic therapeutic principles, has proven to be of paramount importance in curbing the incidence of these diseases, which affect physical, emotional and social aspects of health.

What Every Christian Needs to Know About a Fellow Believer Who Struggles With Anxiety

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:29:38 -0600

Have you ever been going through a difficult time, only to have a fellow Christian give you poor advice with good intentions? It can be pretty insulting sometimes!

4 Ways to Identify Your Personal Stress Triggers

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:31:31 -0600

In small amounts, stress is good for us. The hormone Cortisol invokes the fight-or-flight response, keeping us alert to what we perceive as danger. This is acute stress, which simply means relatively minor stress on a sporadic basis.

Ayurvedic Approach Towards Brain Diseases And Anxiety

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:46:31 -0600

As per ancient Ayurveda, human health is mainly dependent upon the foundation which gets supported by diet, sleep and the overall balance of the life. They are known as the three pillars of good health. Whenever any one of them gets weakened the well-being and health of a person get affected. Ayurvedic treatment for depression ensures to offer a healthy balance for your brain.

Three Ways to Combat Anxiety

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:16:49 -0600

There are so many determinants that cause anxiety. Fortunately, there are ways of combating this rapidly increasing disorder.

Depersonalization and Derealization Symptoms and Solutions

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:17:57 -0600

Depersonalization and Derealization are not difficult to overcome when understood and approached correctly. Understanding of what this is, what it is not and application of a rapid solution, ensures a mind and body that rapidly refresh as clarity returns. The combination of "self thought" modification and a specific nutrition plan, geared towards creating a less reactive mind and body, will create a rapid and permanent recovery.

Anxiety and Depersonalization and Stimulant Abuse (ADHD Medications)

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 09:59:32 -0500

ADHD Medications such as Adderall are often taken too lightly by those seeking a boost in focus and concentration. Unfortunately, these medications are stimulants and often create strong reactions if not taken properly. Knowledge of these medications will help you avoid painful side effects and withdrawal symptoms.

The Body Is Not Fooling - Overwhelm Alarm Guide

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:21:54 -0500

Recently, I experienced a succession of life changing circumstances all at once. This required a level of emotional accountability and self-care that most of us, including myself, ignore or neglect. So, for those of you who may be facing big challenges that are causing your overwhelm alarm to sound, here is a step by step guide to help you navigate. You are FAR TOO valuable to swim in such dangerous waters for too long and I truly hope this will help you get to the proverbial shore safely and intact.

Study Finds Relationship Between Anxiety Disorders and Persistent Cannabis Use

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:18:41 -0500

Anxiety disorders adversely affect a person's ability to carry out daily tasks, maintain affable relationships with others and perform at work. However, the list of problems triggered by anxiety does not end here. Among other problems, the disorders also significantly increase the risk of substance abuse because of the patient's tendency to self-medicate psychiatric symptoms.

Depersonalization and Substance Use

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:47:27 -0500

Depersonalization is often the result of using substances that might not be as safe as one might believe. Many have found that feelings of depersonalization have been triggered by many innocuous substances such as pre-workout formulas, alcohol, and even medications prescribed by a physician. Knowledge and understanding will help you understand and avoid substances that trigger depersonalization and how to overcome this intrusive symptom.

Overcome Fear of Doctors and Hospitals

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 19:54:52 -0500

Does the idea of making a doctor's appointment or visiting a hospital send fear through your veins? This is a very common difficulty but can be easily overcome through a more effective approach. Once you understand just where your fears stem from and how to overcome them, you will easily replace unpleasant memories of previously stressful doctors appointments with a noticeably pleasant experience.

Anxiety and Ringing in Ears (Tinnitus)

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 09:57:11 -0500

Ringing or hissing in the ears can be intrusive and annoying until you learn the science behind this sensation and take steps to eliminate the noise once and for all. There is a simple explanation for this and a natural solution. The result is a return to enjoyable living minus the intrusion of stressful tinnitus.

Use of Antidepressants is Better Than Leaving Psychiatric Disorders Untreated During Pregnancy

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:34:46 -0500

Through the course of pregnancy, a woman has to take considerable care and precautions so that neither the health of her nor the developing fetus is compromised in any way. Besides going through an emotional roller coaster, a pregnant woman needs to take the necessary nutrients, choose a health care provider and avoid consuming hazardous substances.

The Right Response to Anxiety Assists in Performing Better

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:33:15 -0500

Many individuals view anxiety as an uncomfortable feeling, often crippling, that springs up unannounced in the most inopportune moments. People experiencing chronic anxiety go to great lengths to get rid of such life-disruptive emotions.

Mom's Genetic Trait for Anxiety is a Marker for the Problem in Offspring

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:31:31 -0500

From the observable physical features, such as the color of the eyes, mannerisms, etc., to the less-observable genetic vulnerability to certain mental and physical diseases, children take after their parents in more ways than one can account for. In the field of psychopathology, there is less information about a child's predisposition to develop an anxiety disorder or the role that attention towards threats plays in triggering long-term anxiety.

Ways to Keep Tragedy-Related Anxiety in Children at Bay

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:29:39 -0500

While no one wants a disaster or a stressful event to come knocking on his or her doors, coping extreme distress in the wake of a tragedy is no ordinary task. Being uncontrollable in nature, tragedies can take the form of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and droughts, or manmade havocs, such as terrorism, war, violence, murder and abuse.

Effective Ways to Facilitate Management of Anxiety at the Workplace

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:29:29 -0500

The feeling of anxiety is such a pervasive emotion that it gets easily reflected. Akin to worry, fear and other emotions, anxiety is a normal reaction to stress or threats, irrespective of whether physical or perceived in nature. In fact, this response to any kind of pressure and danger can impact a person's productivity and his or her state of mind in the workplace in myriad ways.

Get Fast and Safe Results From Ayurvedic Medicine for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:26:06 -0500

Panic attacks are a result of depression and crippling anxiety. It can cause sweating, increased palpitation rates, shortness of breath and numbness. Anxiety treatment in Ayurveda is healthy and safe. It ensures total evacuation from the roots so as it never comes back again.

Basis for Ayurvedic Treatment for Stress

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:22:51 -0500

A surge in the number of patients who are suffering terribly due to excessive stress makes it a hot topic of discussion in the medical circle. Ayurvedic remedies for stress is slow and consistent, thus aiming to cure the root of the problem.

The Anxiety We Create or Magnify by What We Tell Ourselves

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 20:39:18 -0500

There is no question that there are life situations that trigger anxiety for many of us. It may be a job interview, going on a date for the first time, traveling, public speaking, going to a networking event, attending a retreat, or just from doing something that you haven't done before. Then there are experiences that we have that are anxiety provoking because of the thoughts we have, or as I like to describe it, what we tell ourselves or the stories we create.

Anxiety Can Affect Smart Decision-Making, Finds Research

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 08:35:21 -0500

In the course of a single day, one is confronted with numerous choices, including something as simple as deciding to get up early in the morning and how to begin the day. It seems that one is forever taking decisions, some for small things and some for big matters. However, one hardly stops to wonder at how effortlessly one navigates through the sea of life, until he/she hits a roadblock. Mental health problems can hinder one's ability to handle daily life, especially if left untreated. One such seemingly simple problem is that of anxiety.

Identifying Anxiety: Signs and Symptoms

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 08:34:18 -0500

Life can be likened to a sea, stormy at times and calm at others. However, when anxiety is at play in a person's life, it could feel as if the coast is never clear and the mind never at rest. The anticipation of a storm, or perceiving every wave to be a tsunami, becomes a norm, never allowing the person to be at ease or rest. An anxiety disorder affects how people feel, behave, think and decipher physical sensations.

Tackling PMS-Induced Depression and Suicidal Feelings

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:01:44 -0500

Anxiety, depression and irritability are common symptoms for women experiencing premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The hormone progesterone inhibits the functioning of serotonin, a hormone responsible for regulation of moods. It also impacts the functioning of the amygdala, which is responsible for responding to environmental cues, controlling emotions, improving memory and imbibing survival instincts.

How Drinking and Anxiety Disorders Are Interdependent

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:23:49 -0500

Anxiety disorders and alcohol use disorder are both serious conditions separately, which turn even more serious if the occur concurrently. These co-occurring disorders impact a person's ability to live his/her life normally. Compared to the predicament of being diagnosed and forced to live with any one of these conditions, the co-occurrence of both the conditions in an individual amplifies the symptoms greatly. The coexistence of anxiety disorders and alcohol use disorder is a common dual diagnosis condition, especially in the United States. In many ways, they exacerbate the symptoms of one another. Due to their increased interdependent nature, the existence of any one of the disorders increases the likelihood of the occurrence of the other. Chronic anxiety can coerce people to take to alcohol to unwind or escape from their worries, and prolonged alcohol consumption can potentially bring about any underlying symptoms of anxiety. In addition, alcohol use by those with an anxiety disorder can also pave the way for other forms of anxiety to set in, thereby significantly increasing the disease burden that one has to live with.

Lose Fear and Worry by Finding Your Voice

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:21:40 -0500

Fear and worry about the world situation, terrorism, plagues and extreme weather, is often overwhelming for those who are concerned and sensitive individuals. When approached correctly you will no longer feel victimized by these constant fears. The process of finding your own voice helps release you from these obsessive worries by tapping into your own beliefs, opinions and truths and express yourself. It's letting go of feeling victimized by fear and worry and using your new found voice to problem solve and be the somebody who "makes a difference" through self expression rather than feeling paralyzed by fear.

Bring an End to the Stress and Anxiety Damages

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:14:00 -0500

Negative thoughts and stress make things more difficult and pressing for every individual. You may have often heard old people saying think good and good things will happen to you.

Do You Ever Experience Anxiety?

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:57:04 -0500

The other day I was reading a book that was written by M.Scott Peck, and this caused me to think about a number of different things. For some reason, I started to think about doing some kind of course at college.

Depersonalization Relief Through Nutrition

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:35:54 -0500

Nutrition plays a large part in the recovery treatment of depersonalization and anxiety. Once one understands how much control they have over the way they feel, through proper food choices, they are on their way to permanent recovery. When the correct foods are chosen on a daily basis, both clarity and peace of mind return through this natural process.

Anxiety: Does Someone Have Mental Health Problems If They Experience Anxiety?

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:25:49 -0500

Nowadays, there is a strong chance that someone will reach out for support if they have mental and emotional problems, and there are at least two reasons for this. Firstly, it is more acceptable to talk about these kinds of things.

Anxiety: Emotional Disturbances Responsible for Inflicting Physical Diseases

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:55:00 -0500

Due to the lack of awareness and strict demarcation of power within the medical profession that reduces the ability of a doctor in recognizing the emotional symptoms of a physical disease, the risk of delivering an incorrect prognosis looms large. For instance, doctors who treat cardiac, endocrine or intestinal complications have a higher risk of not recognizing psychological reasons behind the surge of physical symptoms, such as palpitations, tiredness or light-headedness.

Ayurvedic Methods of Decreasing Anxiety and Living a Peaceful Life

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:21:19 -0500

The main causes of anxiety nowadays are related to a hectic lifestyle, followed by a poor diet and total disregard towards following any routine. In Ayurvedic terms, it is believed that an aggravation of Vata dosha in the body leads to the problem of anxiety. Ayurveda aims to offer means and methods of suppressing anxiety by removing the Vata dosha. In order to remove this dosha, patients are recommended to make lifestyle changes which include following a relaxed lifestyle, eating healthy food, practising breathing exercises and being close to nature.

5 Tips to Deal With Morning Anxiety

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:56:21 -0500

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders afflicting the American population. Though these conditions affect roughly 40 million adults, they are also highly treatable. Individuals who experience the extreme bouts of anxiety from the moment they wake up are unable to effectively accomplish the tasks they had planned out for the day. Compared to their healthy peers, the individuals with anxiety disorders face rather higher levels of anxiety in the morning. Therefore, it becomes important to find healthy coping mechanisms and a routine that reduce the negative impact of anxiety.

Anxiety Relief Without Medication

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:40:45 -0500

The medical community at large would have you believe that the only answer to anxiety is found in pharmaceuticals. That simply is not the case. Anxiety can be triggered by just about any stressor in life. Sometimes the source isn't able to be pinpointed. That is what is classified as generalized anxiety disorder. It is often treated with either antidepressants and benzodiazepines.

What Is Anxiety and How Do We Get Past It?

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 06:47:54 -0500

Everyone feels anxiety to some degree as we face life's challenges, but for some the symptoms persist and that is when problems may emerge. It is also a warning that something is wrong creating a need to ponder what that is and correct either our thoughts, actions, or attitudes. As a councillor of many years' experience and one who is spiritually connected there have been many who have come to me for help.

Should We Excuse Our Bodies for Being Alive?

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 06:46:16 -0500

Involuntary noises made by the body is part of being alive. So why do people feel obliged to excuse themselves when such happens. No other animal is shunned or ostracised because of what its organs do.

Child's Food Allergies Linked to Anxiety and Other Mental Disorders

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 22:15:18 -0500

Food allergies are common among children, but did you know that abstinence from favorite foods could develop childhood anxiety? In a pediatric study involving 80 children aged four to eight years with food allergy, 57 percent reported symptoms of anxiety. For parents and caregivers whose financial bearing is shaky, managing such a condition could be a cause of worry. Not only do they have to allocate different food items to the child, but also have to ensure ready availability of epinephrine auto-injectors - lifesaving injection - used in case the child eats something that could cause an allergic reaction. A parent or caregiver can help the child develop coping behaviors for alleviating their fear and anxiety arising due to food allergies.

Anxiety Affects Not Just Emotions, But Also Movement Control Areas, Finds Study

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 12:02:58 -0500

Anxiety is a part and parcel of everyone's life. In some people, stage fright can trigger stress while mingling with strangers at home can make others anxious. In one of the path-breaking studies, researchers found that apart from the limbic system, the motor control areas of the brain or the premotor cortex also show signs of "inhibiting" or freezing when face-to-face with an anxiety-ridden situation. While it is not yet known how inhibition feeds into movement, the importance of the study can be gauged from the fact that unexplained or unresolved anxiety issues in childhood can flare into a full-fledged anxiety disorder in adulthood.

Relationship Between Intrusive Thoughts and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:54:53 -0500

Human mind is a complex web of thoughts, emotions and feelings. The interplay between the three determine an individual's personality. While people do have control over what they think or feel, sometimes, it could be the other way around. Intrusive thoughts creep in without a warning such as those explicitly related to violence and sex and dominate rational thinking.

Ways to Lessen Stress to Ensure High Performance at Work

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:42:53 -0500

Stress, anxiety and other mental disorders cost billions of dollars every year to employers and policymakers due to the loss of productivity in the workplace. Besides personal stress factors, other professional stress factors, such as poor work environment, tight deadlines, politics, etc., can impact one's mental balance. These factors further affect his or her performance and eventually profit margin of the employer. These psychological stressors can exact far more than the actual profile. Employees have to take up the cause to nurture a healthy mindset to deal with the mental challenges in their work environment to lead successful and productive lives.

Even Adults Suffer From Separation Anxiety Disorder - How to Identify Its Signs

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:41:12 -0500

Though anxiety disorders are common among men and women, children and adults, it is a common belief that only kids are afflicted with separation anxiety disorder. The condition affects those who are excessively fearful or are worried about going away from someone they are attached to, even if it is for a short time. The mental illness may impact a child during his/her developmental phase; it can also come in the way of an adult's personal, professional and social functioning. Stereotyping the victim as needy, irritating or too aggressive may leave the condition untreated, which may lead to other mental disorders.

Manage Anxiety Attack Symptoms and Panic Attacks

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:28:33 -0500

Have you ever had a rush of intense physical symptoms which went along with high levels of anxiety? Learn more about panic attacks and how to overcome them.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Anxiety Without Using Herbs

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:57:13 -0500

The causes of anxiety are many and you need to work towards fighting the cause and not the symptom, which is anxiety. Maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle can go a long way in reducing stress and anxiety.

Traumatic Events Inhibit Children's Coping Abilities

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:04:02 -0500

Children showing signs of post-traumatic stress disorder find it difficult to come to terms with the past trauma. This often takes a toll on their mental state, giving rise to a plethora of negative behavioral traits, like regressive behavior, anxiety, introversion and suspicion for others. Studies have shown that nearly 15-43 percent of girls and 14-43 percent of boys could have at least one trauma in their lifetime. Of these, 3-15 percent of girls and 1-6 percent of boys go on to develop PTSD. PTSD could bring epigenetic changes in the brain, and therefore, recognizing the symptoms early on is extremely important. The PTSD symptoms can be controlled effectively if the affected child receives complete family support, is kept away from similar traumatic events, and offered right treatment at the earliest.

5 Therapeutic Benefits of Fidget Spinners

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:52:26 -0500

Fidget spinners can provide a wide range of therapeutic benefits to kids and adults who are anxious, hyperactive, nervous, or antsy. They are a simple, yet effective solution to get a child to focus when it comes to thinking, talking, or listening in a learning environment.

5 Ways to Cope With Agoraphobia

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:06:11 -0500

You don't have to be a passive observer while some professional treats your agoraphobia. There are techniques you can learn and practice to cope with your fear on your own or speed up the treatment process.

Do You Have Agoraphobia?

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:05:30 -0500

Agoraphobia is often called "fear of open spaces." Sometimes it is but it's a little more than just that. It's actually a fear of situations that make you feel helpless or threatened and at the same time unable to escape.

Dear Stress Diary

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 07:08:09 -0500

Most people deal with stress and anxiety by getting away from the stressor or medicating the anxiety away, but the source doesn't go away. A Stress Diary is one way to see the pattern you're in so you can take care of the little stuff before it becomes big stuff.

Exhale and Relax

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 06:53:07 -0500

Anxiety is a major concern for everyone, especially these days. Breathing techniques are a natural way of relaxing under most any circumstances, without relying upon medication.

How to Get Past the Anxious Feelings About Getting Help for Anxiety

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:19:13 -0500

Anxiety is a truly terrible condition that can ruin lives for years and yet getting help is filled with anxiousness for some people. This article discusses tools and strategies for those who want to get help but get anxious at the thought of doing so.

Anxiety Recovery - How Finding Something Bigger Than Yourself Helps

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:11:46 -0500

Anxiety Recovery can often benefit from finding something bigger than yourself to focus on. Focussing on your family, children or helping others by contributing to society can help drive your recovery. Recovery should never just be focussed inwards, by focussing outwards on something bigger than yourself your recovery chances increase.

Anxiety - When Distraction Just Isn't Enough to Help

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:41:48 -0500

Distraction is a good way to lower the feelings of anxiety but when distraction just isn't enough what can you do to help reduce those anxious feelings? Changing your focus via distraction works in the short term but there are other areas you can change and improve on to find more relief. When distraction just isn't enough this article will give you some better ideas.

Anxiety: Do Some People's Childhoods Set Them Up To Experience Anxiety?

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:58:37 -0500

Nowadays, it is not uncommon for someone to suffer from anxiety, and this could be something that stops them from being able to function. As a result of this, it is not going to be possible for them to just let go of how they feel and to live their life.

Anxiety Toys For Fidgeting Hands

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 07:31:02 -0500

The world today is a stressful place. Anxiety is a major side effect of stress and can often pave the path to disaster if not handled well. They say anxiety makes one nervous and fidgety.

Anxiety Can Aggravate Physical Conditions

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:14:33 -0500

There was a time when doctors believed that the association between mental and physical health problems was behavioral in nature. However, lately there have been marked changes in the way the relationship between mental and physical illnesses is perceived as. In the light of various studies and comprehensive understanding of co-occurring diseases, it is now a widely accepted fact that psychological and physical symptoms are deeply intertwined.

Anxiety: Can The Fear Of Rejection Cause Someone To Experience Anxiety?

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:39:46 -0500

While there are some people who experience anxiety from time to time, there are others who experience it on a regular basis. There is then going to be a big difference when it comes to their day-to-day life.

Co-Occurrence of Anxiety Disorders in Schizophrenics Demands Attention

Wed, 31 May 2017 08:52:47 -0500

In recent years, there has been an increased attention to the prevalence of comorbid anxiety disorders in individuals with schizophrenia. In psychiatry, comorbidity is described as the co-occurrence of two or more different mental disorders that are generally identified by their symptoms rather than by their underlying causes.

Stop Your Anxiety From Ruining a Romantic Relationship

Wed, 31 May 2017 08:52:11 -0500

A romantic relationship can be one of the most joyous things that bring solace and happiness to one's life. However, some individuals may cringe at the mere thought of being in a relationship due to the involvement of struggles because of the nurturing and juggling of emotions on a regular basis. In one sense, relationships can also lead to the festering of anxious thoughts and feelings, often resulting in distance and disconnect with the partner.

5 Easy Ways to Cope With Driving Anxiety

Tue, 30 May 2017 14:25:12 -0500

Driving Anxiety is not a life sentence. It's just an unproductive set of habits. You can train yourself to react differently with practice.

Your Inner Fight With Your Fear of Driving

Tue, 30 May 2017 14:23:52 -0500

Your fear of driving is an issue that started on the inside. And that's why you have to go inside to deal with it. It's a mental issue, but you will need both mental and physical resources to resolve it.

Afraid to Speak in Public?

Tue, 30 May 2017 14:23:46 -0500

Some people fear public speaking because they don't think they will perform well. But for others, their fear of speaking in front of a crowd is a facet of underlying social anxiety.

Avoid Health Risks While Flying

Tue, 30 May 2017 07:47:56 -0500

Flying is my least favorite thing, and for me, very uncomfortable, because I'm so short and the seats were made for bigger people. There are also some common ailments involved in flying such as jet lag, common colds, respiratory infections, achy joints, and even pulmonary issues. There are few simple things you can do to help avoid these issues.

Aromatherapy and Daily Stress Relief

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:09:05 -0500

The various effects of chronic stress on the mind and body mean that there is no one simple solution to dealing with or alleviating symptoms. Also, what works for one person may not be as effective for another, so anyone dealing with these effects is well advised to research various tried and tested coping mechanisms.

A Single Stressful Event is Likely to Cause Long-Term Effects in the Brain, Says Study

Fri, 19 May 2017 06:53:13 -0500

Stress is a common neurodegenerative disease which can result in numerous physical and mental diseases. Mostly related to psychological pressure, traumatic events and natural catastrophes, stress is associated with significant changes in nerve transmission and in the structure of neuronal "circuits," observed a 2016 study published online in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.

7 Proven Steps of Helping Someone Having a Panic Attack

Wed, 17 May 2017 09:17:52 -0500

Learn more about panic attacks and how to deal and help someone having a panic attack. Whether it's a family member or friend, the procedure is the same. Follow these tried and simple steps.

Don't Ignore Social Anxiety As Mere Shyness

Mon, 15 May 2017 07:57:08 -0500

Some people are extremely fearful of being judged scrutinized by others in social situations. At times, the fear can be so intense that it can wreak havoc on the lives of the sufferers. And the reason behind this could be social anxiety disorder (SAD), or social phobia, which is a common problem that can disrupt daily activities, including occupational performance and social life.

7 Natural Remedies And One Life Changing Technique For Anxiety Relief

Fri, 12 May 2017 08:56:38 -0500

Anxiety is debilitating and uncomfortable. Discover ways to naturally relieve anxiety today.

Anxiety: Can The Fear Of Abandonment Cause Someone To Experience Anxiety?

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:07:42 -0500

When one spends time with other people, they may find that they are able to be themselves. This means that there is going to be no reason for them to put on an act and to pretend they are someone else.

Workaholics Are More Prone to OCD and ADHD, Says Study

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:36:00 -0500

Workaholism does not just mean spending long hours on the job. It is an uncontrollable urge or compulsion to be always on toes and work incessantly, despite a severe lack of interest. Simply, workaholic individuals are addicted to work and think twice before spending a leisure time with family and friends.

Release Anxiety With Automatic Writing

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:19 -0500

With automatic writing, your brain and body can let go of anxiety even when you can't "fix the problems". Releasing anxiety lets you sleep better, feel better, and helps you stay healthy.

Anxiety: Can The Fear Of Being Harmed Cause Someone To Experience Anxiety?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:57:51 -0500

If one is going through a challenging time, it could be because they are having trouble at work. Perhaps someone they work with is making their job harder than it needs to be, or the company they work for could be downsizing.

How You Can Lower Anxiety Without Drugs

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:45:29 -0500

Worrying has been on my mind these days- or, to be more precise- I've been plagued by worry a lot lately. And as fate would have it, so have many of my clients. Being a Highly Sensitive Person(HSP for short) and working with so many HSP's in my practice, I am keenly aware that one of the major downsides to having this personality is the tendency to be anxious a lot of the time.

Effects of Domestic Violence and Inequality on Child's Mental Health

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:36:44 -0500

Environment plays a vital role in ensuring good physical and mental health. A harmonious and peaceful environment has a major contribution in healthy development of the brain and the heart, especially in children. It is difficult to imagine the plight of the children who are exposed to the regular brawls between their parents, which disturb the peace and harmony at their homes.