Archive for the ‘Anxiety’ Category

How to Tell Others No

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

If you find yourself frequently agreeing to things that you would rather not do, you may suffer from high levels of anxiety. You can reduce your stress levels without feeling guilty if you practice saying no more often. When you choose the right times to tell others that you will not do something, you may […]

The Link Between Alcohol Abuse and Social Anxiety

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

When people are afraid that they will act strangely or embarrass themselves at social events, they may suffer from social anxiety. They may even be diagnosed with a severe social anxiety disorder that prevents them from enjoying healthy relationships and lucrative careers. If you suffer from this disorder, you may also be more likely to […]

The Link Between Affection and Stress

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Stress is everywhere, and each person copes with it differently. Some people seem to be able to go through life without worrying excessively or sweating about little details. Others experience a great deal of emotional distress whenever they encounter the changes and problems of life. There are many factors that determine how a person responds […]

Vacation Time is a Necessity

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Most of us consider a weekend getaway to be a vacation. However, research suggests that individuals who do not take at least two full weeks off from work each year have an increased risk of heart disease and women, in particular, are more susceptible to depression. All over the world people take vacations spanning from […]

Overcoming Job Loss

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Few things in life can derail an individual quite like the loss of a job. For most of us, our jobs are our livelihoods. While we may have savings or investments, the majority of our routine expenses and obligations are met by the paycheck we earn from working. So it is only natural that suffering […]

Normal Anxiety vs. Anxiety Disorder: What is the Difference?

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Everyone feels some level of anxiety at some point. Whether delivering a presentation to a large group of peers or interviewing for a new job, short-term nervousness and discomfort are inevitable. However, for an individual who suffers from an anxiety disorder, these feelings are so severe and overwhelming that they completely envelop him and make daily […]

Overcoming Child Abuse

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Some people believe that children in abusive or neglectful situations, once removed from their environment, will heal and become happy, well-adjusted children. However, this is inaccurate. Not only do these children suffer from physical scars, but the mental anguish and emotional distress they have endured may haunt them for years to come. In a form […]

The Effect of Stress Weight

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Stress can lead to a whole host of problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease and even an increased risk of cancer, but many people do not realize the dramatic effect it can have on their weight. However, according to studies, worries about employment, finances, family problems, and other major triggers, can actually cause people […]

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Bullying

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Bullying happens to countless individuals, not only do school children experience this terrible ordeal, but college students, professionals in the work place or virtually anyone can fall prey to it. When an individual is bullied, he loses his center of control to the bully. This power over another human being is the reason bullies target […]

Therapy for Veterans

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

As more and more military troops return home to their families, it is easy to only think about the long awaited reunions. However, deployment has a way of changing someone. Returning to civilian life may present some significant challenges for these service men and women. Many families have been torn apart because the individual who […]