Entries tagged with “Anxiety”
If you’re easily overwhelmed, try these techniques to get centered.
Racing thoughts may be a daily reality for you or an occasional annoyance. Racing thoughts are common for people with anxiety when they’re facing a stressor. They’re also common in…
Vanquish middle-of-the-night stress.
You don’t need to be an expert in mindfulness meditation to experience its amazing stress-relieving benefits. In fact, in a new study, participants who meditated for just 25 minute…
Reasonable levels of anxiety boost the memory, a new study shows.
S&H caught up with journalist Andrea Petersen, author of On Edge: A Journey through Anxiety
Increasingly over the past couple of years, I’ve been having outbreaks of hives and itchy skin. I finally sat down with an allergist, who gave it to me straight. I am allergic to p…
Yoga and mindfulness can help us recognize that our discomfort has a flow.
A new study links optimism and less anxiety with an area in the brain called the Orbitofrontal cortex.
Giving clients control leads to better results
The search for a school to ease my mind
The issue of stress is rampant in our culture. With ever-lengthening lists to get done, and increasing demands on our time and attention, stress is showing itself at every level of…
Try these tricks to handle the pressure of performance.
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New research indicates this South Pacific root—an ancient tonic for relaxation—can help calm frayed nerves.
Dear Eve,Sometimes I feel like I’m paralyzed with fear. I can’t tell whether I am being intuitive about things happening or just afraid of what the future might hold. Do you have a…
You know when you feel stuck? I mean really stuck? Maybe you’re stuck in a bad marriage, or a really crappy job. Or you’re stuck with a body that is causing you grief (for whatever…
My 5-Week, $500 Vacation from Anxiety
After a long walk, I sat on a bench in a small city park and unwrapped a fresh pastry.I had just bitten the pastry when a man entered the park, unzipped his trousers and urinated i…
Anticipation can be beneficial for your brain, your emotions, and even your physical health for many reasons, and it’s a skill worth learning.
People who get to know me now find it difficult to imagine that I was not always joyfully dancing West African dance and singing rhythm and blues, but only two years ago I ended a …
If you don’t believe in yourself, if you don’t trust yourself, here are ideas to nurture faith.
Fixing your digestion can make you feel a lot less anxious.
Dr. Ross Chiaramonte on overcoming dentist phobia. Sponsored Content from Reputation.CA
3 steps to warding off rising panic
A new study has sheds light on exactly how the brain hides memories.
For every outward symptom you can see from anxiety, there are even more complex processes happening inside your brain.
Maybe at some point you decided to try meditation—thinking it might help you resemble those placid, robe-draped figures chanting in the documentaries. Maybe you marveled at those s…
The first in three-part meditation series inspired by Ayurveda.
How to identify the fears blocking your relationship—and melt them away to restore wonder
An excerpt from Goodbye Parkinson’s, Hello Life!
I’m familiar with debilitating anxiety—intimately so. Three years ago, I was pummeled with my first panic attack out of the clear blue sky and it was a terrifying experience.…
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“Don’t let my shero cape become my veil,” was the mantra war survivor Sahar Paz repeated over and over again as she learned how to speak out in a world that asked her to be silent.…
Stress can alter the digestive system, not just the mind and spirit.
Worry creates a sense of powerlessness that fuels sensations of fear and anxiety. The more empowered we feel – the more we sense that whatever happens, we can successfully handle – the less necessary worrying becomes.
Which brain structures are at play during a tickle fight? Researchers found out.
Understanding the link between sedentary behavior and anxiety can help us come up with strategies for lifestyle changes.
Useful tips to prevent insomnia due to anxiety.
Two ways to access calm strength within ourselves.
It’s 4am. I’m spiraling deep into what I call the “nightmare fantasy”: imagining the absolute worst possible scenario, how I would react, what would happen next, and spiraling on a…
People who struggle to deal with uncertainty may in fact may have an unusually large striatum.