9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

  As all the kids line up to go to school, your son, Timmy, turns to you and says, “I don’t want to take the bus. My stomach hurts. Please don’t make me go.” You cringe and think, Here we go again. What should be a simple morning routine explodes into a daunting challenge. You…

7 Habits That Can Make Your Anxiety Worse Without Realizing It

Anyone who suffers from anxiety knows that the feeling can creep up at any moment. Although you can’t always stop it when the sensation strikes, you can try to eliminate any habits that can make your anxiety worse. Unfortunately, you can’t avoid all situations that make you feel uncomfortable, but a number of everyday habits…

7 Strategies for Dealing With Work Anxiety

7 Strategies for Dealing With Work Anxiety Many people develop severe anxiety because of their workplace situations. Toxic work environments or stressful tasks can create chronic stress, and chronic stress has the potential to cause long term anxiety – possibly even the development of anxiety disorders.Overcoming work anxiety is difficult when you’re stuck in the…

Identifying Common Anxiety Attack Symptoms

When you’re experiencing anxiety and panic attacks on a regular basis, one of the most important things you can do is practice self-awareness. Being aware of the sensations and feelings you are experiencing can make anxiety and panic attacks that much more manageable, and you’ll be able to find ways to cope with the distressing…

3 ALL-NATURAL WAYS TO DIAL-DOWN YOUR ANXIETY

Whether your anxiety spikes during particularly stressful moments (like that morning meeting with your boss that did not go as you’d hoped), or if it’s more of an ever-present entity—as Emma Stone, Kristen Stewart, and Ellie Goulding have eloquently described—you’re definitely not alone.According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 18.1 percent of adults in the United States are affected by…

How Anxiety Affects Sex, Because The Brain & Body Are Connected

Anxiety can take a toll on a person’s life, including the sexual aspect. That’s why knowing a bit about how anxiety affects sex is so crucial for the person suffering as well as their partner. Once a couple understands the body’s reaction to this sense of panic, they can adjust their expectations. It can also…

Social Anxiety Disorder is not Shyness

In “Social Anxiety is not the Same as Excessive Shyness” Chris Alaimo describes the thoughts and feelings that a person with social anxiety disorder can relate to.  Read Chris’ entire article here. There is a difference between shyness and social anxiety.  We agree with Chris that social anxiety disorder is not shyness.  A shy person…

10 Best Ways to Stop Anxiety Attacks

Research has found that almost everyone will experience an anxiety (panic) attack at least once during his/her life. People who behave more anxiously than normal often experience many anxiety attacks. Some anxious people, approximately 3 percent of the general population, develop panic attack disorder (PAD) – when panic attacks become problematic and interfere with a…

Anxiety Symptoms (including Anxiety Attacks, Disorder, and Panic Signs and Symptoms)

Over 100 anxiety symptoms and signs for anxiety, anxiety attacks (panic attacks), and other anxiety disorders including the following anxiety symptoms: Numbness and tingling Dizziness Chest pain Headaches Neck tension Stomach upset, nervous stomach Pulsing in the ear Burning skin Fear of impending doom Nausea Shortness of breath Electric shock feeling Shooting pains in the…

9 Foods That Help or Hurt Anxiety

Studies have shown that some foods make us feel calmer while other foods can act as stimulants — at least temporarily. If you experience stress and anxiety or panic attacks, making some modifications to your diet may help alleviate your symptoms. Here are five foods you may want to add to your diet to boost…