Coping with Anxiety

The Ultimate Coping Methods When Dealing with Anxiety

The “Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients” news swept the world this past July. What’s worse is that chronic anxiety is part of the problem. Males, females, adults and children from all walks of society experience anxiety at some time or another. It’s usually more often than they care to believe. Even TED […]

General and Social Anxiety

Understanding the Differences Between General and Social Anxiety

Let’s define some vocabulary before reaching any conclusions about the issues posed in the title to this article. Anxiety is the normal person’s temporary response to issues of concern. Wondering “Did I sign up for the right college class?” or “Did I turn off the oven/iron/air conditioner?” even “Did I pay that bill or not?” […]

Therapy for Anxiety

How Therapy Can Help With Your Anxiety

Booze doesn’t solve problems, and neither does abusing other substances, though that might get you invited to parties. Inactivity only leaves your muscles weaker, including the one called Will Power. Those behaviors are escape hatches, ways to avoid facing your anxiety. It can express itself as boredom or depression, leaving the sufferer confused and feeling […]

Anxiety

What Loved Ones Want From You When They Experience an Anxiety Attack

Repeated attacks of fear that can last for several minutes, and recur over periods of time, anxiety aka panic attacks are a form of anxiety that can begin in the late teen years or early adulthood. The intensity of panic attacks can bring on difficult breathing, clammy skin, chest pain, a racing pulse and a […]

Anxiety Scream

What Happens to Your Body When Anxiety Attacks?

Anxiety is a mixture of fear and “What if?” curiosity. It can be temporary or last weeks and months. A situation of uncertainty that seems to be about one issue when it’s actually about another, anxiety can cause problems within your body, a spiraling downward cascade of complications. The superficial things that we tend to […]

Can Anxiety be Cured?

Can Anxiety be Cured?

Anxiety is an integral part of many peoples life experience. But does it have to be a permanent part? Can anxiety be cured? Can a person struggling with intense experiences of anxiety – a debilitating, undefined, persistent and overwhelming sense of worry or dread that manifests with both physical and psychological symptoms – find lasting […]

Relapse

Is Relapse a Cause for Concern Among Kids with Anxiety?

According to an April 18, 2017 update from MedPage Today, most children with anxiety relapse, regardless of treatment. From the opening lines “Children treated for anxiety disorders with psychotherapy, antidepressants, or a combination of the two show no significant differences in outcomes or remission at 5-year follow-up. Furthermore, a majority of children experience relapse and […]

Anxiety App

Anxiety Help Apps: Gaining Popularity & Helping Thousands?

Losing sleep? Losing weight? Losing patience? Jobs? Relationships or the control of your temper? Calm down. There’s an app for that! There’s even a Calm site. It offers 30-minute sessions to help you to meditate, to focus, and to sleep. Android iPhone users can access the 2016 winners of “Best Anxiety Apps” at Healthline’s site. […]

Is Anxiety Contageous

Is Anxiety Contagious?

Two issues need to be clarified before we can answer the question “Is Anxiety Contagious?” 1. It is important to understand panic attacks, anxiety, depression and other mental health terminology correctly, not to rely on rumors, misconceptions or misinterpretations about those psychological terms. They signify very different problems with very different causes and results. 2. […]