How Anxiety Affects Your Life In Surprising Ways

Maybe you live with anxiety. Perhaps you have always lived with it and you’re just used to it. But do you really know how anxiety affects your life? Considering how isolating anxiety can be, you may be surprised to know that anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in America. Eighteen percent of…

when your anxiety is debilitating

What To Do When Your Anxiety Is Debilitating

Anxiety can be debilitating.  It is marked by worry, uneasiness, nervousness, and even terror and hysteria.  There is a fear that something bad will happen, and that you can’t trust the world.  You can even feel you are losing your mind. These feelings can be so crippling that they interfere with your daily life. Anxiety…

Sleep

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Historically it has been difficult to treat insomnia, in part because it is hard to define insomnia since the amount of sleep required for each individual varies widely. Some insomniacs have a terrible time falling asleep. Others have trouble staying asleep. Some have very poor quality of sleep. Some wake…

A man having PTSD

PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops after exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor. The traumatic event returns in a very intrusive and distressing way, which can effect your sense of security, self-esteem and development, resulting in depression and high anxiety. The traumatic event is persistently re-experienced in some of the following ways: recurrent and intrusive…

Stress causes

Stress: Causes & Solutions

One method of dealing with stress is learning how to recognize and talk back to that internal critic you have in your head. Write down all the self-critical thoughts going through your mind. Write down why these thoughts are incorrect. Then, practice talking back to them, explaining why they are wrong. For example, if you…