When my insides started ringing like the bells of a five-alarm fire, I didn’t know what was happening. That strong, engulfing feeling of anxiety rose up like a life-threatening wave, sweeping me away from the inside. The first time I experienced this, it took my breath away, literally.
The ... Views: 19
Many people suffer from anxiety and panic attacks at some point in their lives. However, when people talk about separation anxiety, the first thing that comes to mind is that the condition affects children only.
What most people do not know, however, is that separation anxiety in adults is ... Views: 167
Depression drains you of many things, among them are self-drive, hope, and energy. It makes it difficult for someone to feel better, makes people wonder if there is even a manageable solution.
Getting over depression is not easy or quick, but it is also not impossible, you cannot flick a ... Views: 164
If you've suffered from anxiety attacks in the past, you might be wondering if there's any way for you to quickly bring them to an end. Well, the answer is that there is.
There's a range of techniques that you can utilize to rapidly relieve yourself of the anxiety attack and pain that's ... Views: 156
Social anxiety. It’s something 15 million people in the U.S. struggle with daily. But what is social anxiety? Well as ADAA puts it, it is “the fear of being scrutinized and judged by others in social or performance situations.” Which means you have a fear of being judged by peers in social ... Views: 145
In life there are many ups and downs. Sometimes changing an aspect of your life can really make a difference. If you are in a down and want to improve your mood, lifestyle, or yourself in general here are some ways to do that.
1. Base your life off of what YOU want to do.
Base your life off ... Views: 194
Do you know the angst of greatness, that sick feeling when you see your dreams sailing downstream towards a ravine that dares you to enter and retrieve them? Despite our obsession with success, we say little about the angst that eats when failure chastens and cheats.
The Silent ... Views: 135
Yep, you're not alone in North America or throughout the world if you are currently going through a condition called anxiety disorder. To put things in perspective for you 26.2% of people in America older then the age of 18 (1 in 4) are suffering from some sort of mental disorder, so ... Views: 224
Operation: I.V is a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 2012 that helps combat veterans heal from both PTSD as well as traumatic brain injuries. Its founder, Roxann Abrams, is a Gold Star Mother who lost her son SFC Randy Abrams in 2009. Randy took his own life after experiencing a PTSD flashback from ... Views: 239
For many years anxiety was viewed by people as some sort of a weakness in character. They attributed this state of mind and body to the weakness of will. The basic recommendation for battling anxiety was just to gather up one’s will and go on with life, as if nothing was really happening inside ... Views: 335
OK let's get one thing straight here, I simply have nothing against therapy for anxiety. BUT, saying that i'll still never be able to get back the THOUSANDS of dollars I spent on anxiety therapy during my 6 year battle with anxiety disorders. But you're reading this article because you want the ... Views: 347
Anxiety is an uncomfortable state of inner havoc; it is often accompanied by nervous behavior. These tips on dealing with anxiety will be helpful for you to manage your fears:
You need to get rid of all anxiety inducing foods and/or drinks from your diet. You may be facing having to deal with ... Views: 363
Isn't diet a confusing thing? Add the fact that people who suffer from chronic anxiety and panic disorder have difficulty getting through a day filled with over worry and panic, and you've got a person stuck in constant confusion and frustration on how to deal with their anxiety. Many ... Views: 379
LIBRA FULL MOON
Total Lunar Eclipse
Blood Red Moon
April 15th :42 am PT
(void of course)
The Cardinal Grand Cross has now been fully activated by the Sun and Mercury. This means your Etheric and Mental Bodies have been electrified by high voltage energy that charges, amplifies, elevates ... Views: 387
There is no health without emotional health. Over 90% of all illnesses are caused by mental and emotional stress. It is the number one reason for doctor visits in America today and the psychiatric drugs prescribed are second only to painkillers.
Emotional pain is an umbrella term for: fear, ... Views: 260
Many people over the years have asked me a question that I feel I should address in one of my posts, and that question is what do I think about therapy. Well, in a nutshell I think that psychotherapy is a complete waste of time and money, due to the length of time it takes to see any kind of ... Views: 380
There are three obsessive behaviors that you are likely to be engaging in that is impeding your healing process and stopping you from enjoying a stress-free life. Recognizing these barriers can be a great first step toward getting rid of the problems that go with being too stressed.
The first ... Views: 354
At the end of your life, I want you to be able to look back and marvel at the way you handled your anxiety disorder. I don't want you to look back and think 'what if'? This path you are heading down may be unfamiliar and uncomfortable, but it is the path that you must take. Take it now, take ... Views: 320
What a crazy year for me, I started The Anxious Athlete with the hopes of helping people through their anxiety which is now looking like an epidemic of some sorts. I still remember the day I walked out of my home after spending 31 days locked up due to my Agoraphobia, that was some day... I ... Views: 305
Stress kills. Maybe not directly but it is definitely one of the leading causes of ailments and diseases worldwide. There are many stress induced ailments that have great potentials of leading to early morbidity or, at the very least, make peoples live full of physical difficulties such as high ... Views: 294
It is rather simple to mistakenly take an anxiety attack for a real heart attack. In fact, most casual observers would not even know the difference between the two if they see it happening right before their eyes. The clear signs of an anxiety attack reflect the commonly known signs of a heart ... Views: 356
Breathing properly is one of the simplest ways to drain away tension and relieve your stress. By simply changing your breathing patterns, you can rapidly induce a greater state of relaxation. If you can control the way you breath, you have a powerful tool to reduce bodily tension.
Most ... Views: 274
Our ancestors kept telling us that we become what we eat; and highlighted the importance of the connection food has over the way we think which ultimately leads to the actions we take. Our diet is extremely important to our happiness as well as to the way we think, to the way we love one ... Views: 349
The dinner time conversation went better than I expected with Robyn. I convinced her that a temporary move to Bali Indonesia could be an adventure of a lifetime, and that the trip hopefully would help me to drastically change my fearful and negative beliefs that led to my anxiety disorder. ... Views: 308
The Answer Was Right There
I quickly realized that who I surrounded myself with I became! My environment had a massive impact on how I thought, felt and even acted. The more I hung around and practiced with better tennis players than me, the faster I improved my own tennis game. The more ... Views: 286
On the 6th doctor I visited to look deeper into what these agonizing symptoms I was experiencing could be, I got some interesting advice. The advice I was given was unlike what anyone had ever told me before, and in time it showed me a natural path to overcoming my generalized anxiety disorder. ... Views: 307
No Man's Land
In tennis, there is an area of the court called "no man's land," located within the two feet in front of the baseline. This is the worst place to stand if you want to be able to return the ball. However, new players don't know this and naturally tend to stand there. Instead of ... Views: 265
Can you believe this is what I was told by my therapist in just the 3rd session together? I may have just got one of the 'bad batches' of therapist during the time I was dealing with anxiety (and I truly hope so for the sake of the 6.8 million American adults), but deep down I believed that the ... Views: 264
How To Fight Your Anxiety And Win
Anxiety can truly ruin your life, especially if it is keeping you from doing the things you love or being yourself. Anxiety sufferers often cut themselves off from the rest of the world, as this helps them to cope. If you are a sufferer, know that you don't ... Views: 353
You see it over and over again on online anxiety forums and groups, people looking for answers to concerns about health anxiety, fear of leaving the house (agoraphobia), and information about a certain anti-anxiety medication or anti-depressant. But there's a few problems here, mainly the one ... Views: 335
The key ingredient that puts everything together, impatience is the result of being dissatisfied or angry about slow progress, being overwhelmed by this new direction that you are taking can make you feel like you're losing the motivation to keep on the path of change. Move forward ... Views: 288
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The body will always follow where the head leads If you think you can, you can! If you think you can't, you won't!
Whenever you make that final decision within yourself to take action, your body automatically follows suit and great things can be accomplished because mind and body are working in ... Views: 279
It's important to understand that each one of us overcomes anxiety disorders at their own speed. When you experience a certain setback, whether it's recurring fearful and scary thoughts, panic attacks or anything else related to anxiety, the thought process that you should ... Views: 314
Remember this quote because it has turned my life around and will turn yours around as well, “knowing is not enough, we must apply, willing is not enough we must do.”
Taking action makes the result that we want which is overcoming the anxiety disorder possible, life can and ... Views: 306
Building On The Facts,
An absolute necessary tool that has worked for many people that have gone through and overcome their own anxiety disorders is building on the facts. Building on the facts means a full understanding that a panic attack has never hurt anyone or has contributed to lesser ... Views: 293
Becoming Knowledgeable - It's vitally important that once you have accepted that what you have is related to panic and anxiety disorder, you start educating yourself on how panic attacks happen and what generalized anxiety disorder is. Knowledge is a powerful tool that will give you a deeper ... Views: 260
Complete Acceptance - For people that are struggling with GAD, learning to have complete acceptance of the fact that you have an anxiety disorder (and nothing more) as well as accepting the temporary discomforts that come with anxiety provoking experiences, can become highly therapeutic on its ... Views: 267
Sharing What Worked,
I think it's important to share with you how I was able to stay on track and driven to eventually stop my generalised anxiety disorder. In the past I always heard that diet was important in dealing with gad symptoms and panic attacks and it's all in your head type of ... Views: 324
You are being conned!
Plain and simple, anxiety is the greatest con artist you will ever come across. For 6 years during my battle with panic and anxiety, I always thought that danger was lurking right behind me like a shadow, ready to take my life from me or make me lose my mind completely! ... Views: 282
It’s amazing what my vitamin cabinet looked like after a while, I was a pill addict and there was no stopping me either. What had I become due to this anxiety disorder I thought to myself? How much money had I wasted on all of this stuff, as well as online miracle techniques that just just kept ... Views: 316
More and more professional athletes these days are understanding the benefits of tapping into their subconscious mind. Look at Ray Lewis, an all-star line backer in football. Every pre-game he repeatedly uses auto-suggestion in an unbelievably convincing way. He does this to ramp up his ... Views: 661
Step 1, Complete Acceptance – For people that are struggling with GAD, learning to have complete acceptance of the fact that you have an anxiety disorder (and nothing more) as well as accepting the temporary discomforts that come with anxiety provoking experiences, can become highly therapeutic ... Views: 460
The manifestation of anxiety can cause many to experience debilitating symptoms of panic attacks which can lead to an avoidance of situations, places and even people. There are two types of people though, there are people that experience a panic attack and label it as an uncomfortable and ... Views: 239
What is an Epidemic? The rapid spread or increase in the occurrence of something. With almost 7 million people being affected by Generalized Anxiety Disorder in the U.S. alone, and 40 million people suffering from some type of mental health issue, we have ourselves a problem that is growing at ... Views: 305
Let's pinpoint some of the irrational thoughts that cross someones mind who experiences social anxiety disorder:
- Why am I so different than everyone else
- How will I gain peoples approval
- Why do people judge me negatively all the time
- How come everyone else seems so ... Views: 334
What would you think if I told you that your anxiety wasn't the true problem, but the true problem you have is the way you hold onto, and battle with your social anxiety disorder. When we put great effort into trying to 'push away' our issues related to fear, that is the very moment it becomes ... Views: 226
Have you ever wondered why you are prone to having Panic Attacks? Suddenly the intensity of fear increases causing you to have unwanted and uncontrollable emotional and physical sensation. You feel like you can’t escape the thoughts of death and other negative emotions. You feel a numb ... Views: 240
Alcohol is a substance that should be avoided at all costs if you're consumed with generalized anxiety and experience panic attacks from time to time. Firstly, let's look at the reasons WHY I and many others may run to that fresh pint of beer from time to time:
1) Alcohol was a temporary ... Views: 558
Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder can play some nasty tricks on a person that makes them feel like they're either losing control, going crazy or even about to die. GAD is definitely chronic and every day is filled with exaggerated tension and worry that wears on people mentally and ... Views: 351
I had to do something right away so that I could get a good night's sleep before the important tennis practice that I had the next day. After the practice would be a match in the afternoon, another typical day I had while training and playing professional tennis in Milan, Italy. Since I had my ... Views: 500