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Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety -- An Invasive Species

Rhiannon Giles | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Rhiannon Giles

Most of the time I have no idea why I feel anxious. No idea why my brain is trying to prep my body for flight. The more effort I put into getting to the roots of that creeping briar, the deeper they dig, and the faster it grows.

Experts Say These Are The People Most Likely To Suffer From Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Anxiety disorders like social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, agoraphobia, panic disorder and general anxiety are the most common for...

Depression and Me

Kiley Smith | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Kiley Smith

There is only ONE you, YOU MATTER --so keep trying, keep your head up and keep choosing to live....because YOU ARE LOVED.

A Day in The Life of a Traveler Struggling with Anxiety

Jaimee Nicole | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel
Jaimee Nicole

We have to get to the station, but the girls are too nervous to take a cab. I've been nervous all day and doing things I didn't want to do (or rather, not doing things I really wanted to do...), but I agree and hop on.

How to Be Confident About Living the Life You Want

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

How Mentally Strong People Evaluate Others

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

So why do we give ourselves a pass, while attributing an obnoxious status to others? Why does our gut always make us out to be the good guys, and other people bad guys?

How Your Anxiety Can Make You A Better Leader

Zach Mercurio | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Zach Mercurio

Remember, if you are breathing, there is more right with you than there is wrong with you. You are okay. You will be okay. You are a better person, and a better leader because of this. You can lead with, and through, anxiety.

Living With... Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Rachel Hawkins | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachel Hawkins

I simply did not have the tools nor the strength to get a hold of this irrational worrying. This in part, is what led to me reaching my lowest point at the very beginning of this year.

9 Insightful Stories Only People With Anxiety Will Understand

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

If you wrestle with anxiety, you're absolutely not alone. Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million U.S. adults, according to the Anxiety and Depressi...

How I Tackle Anxiety

Rachel Hawkins | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachel Hawkins

If you're suffering from anxiety, the most unhelpful piece of advice anyone could ever give you (especially if you have OCD too) is "just don't think about it" or "think about something else." Wouldn't it be amazing if it were that easy?

I Suffer From Erythromelalgia, And It Feels Like I'm Burning Alive

Melissa Curley Bogner | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Curley Bogner

The pain feels and looks like a scorching fire inside the limbs. I'd jump up and down on one leg in a blazing desert while eating live crickets if a doctor said it would cure me.

What No One Tells You About Having Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Keep this in mind the next time you think someone with anxiety is just "worrying too much." The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 40 millio...

10 Thoughts That Happen During A Panic Attack

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living

If you've never experienced a panic attack before, allow us to give you a little spoiler alert: They're the absolute worst. For many of the 40 million...

How Do Entrepreneurs With Anxiety Succeed?

Williesha Morris | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Williesha Morris

My cell phone with the bulky, pink cover was shaking a little in my hand. I was staring at my calendar app and crying. I was 30 minutes late for ...

When Your Dog Is Free, I Am Not

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 01.16.2016 | Impact
Loolwa Khazzoom

As someone who needs to stay away from dogs, for reasons that are invisible to the outside observer, I'd like to share some considerations for keeping your dog on a leash, not because it's the law, but because you care about the wellbeing of your fellow humans

The Dangers of Being Labeled 'Moody'

Ruby Fremon | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Ruby Fremon

You stamp someone with a "moody" label and all of a sudden you view them only as a moody person. You'll run on autopilot with them, calling them "moody" any time they try to communicate their emotions. By doing this, you won't even acknowledge what they're feeling.

Colton Haynes Drops Some Real Talk About Living With Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Actor Colton Haynes is the latest celebrity to expose the reality of what it's like to live with an anxiety disorder -- and we couldn't applaud him mo...

4 Techniques for Dealing With Panic Attacks

Richelle DeVoe | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Richelle DeVoe

The techniques below are not easy. They are not a passive way of overcoming panic like "just breathe." These steps require work. But it's work that will pay off. (At least it did for me.)

The Ways I Live Happily With Anxiety

Aleichia Williams | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Aleichia Williams

When I've stopped living by these few rules that I am going to share, my anxiety has rushed back into my life. So I know that they work. Also, you'd be surprised these methods of living are pretty normal which helps me to believe that there's nothing abnormal about living with anxiety. I'm here to share!

The Reality of Life With an Anxiety Disorder

Literally, Darling | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) several years ago, but the reality is that it's been an ever-present companion my entire life. Living with GAD means that, essentially, I am wired to be anxious about everything, and nothing, all the time.

The Hair-Pulling, Cheek-Biting Behavioral Disorder Plaguing 1 In 25 People

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, commonly referred to as BFRB, is defined as a chronic behavior that causes a person to consistently cause physical ...

6 Ways My Anxiety Has Been A Secret Weapon

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women

I like to describe my anxiety as my most dedicated "frenemy." Any one of the 40 million Americans who struggle with anxiety disorders know that livin...

4 Things You Should Never Say To Someone With An Anxiety Disorder

Jennifer Rollin | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rollin

Unfortunately, anxiety disorders are often misunderstood and it can be difficult to know what to say to someone who is suffering. The following are four things that you should never say to someone who is struggling with an anxiety disorder.

This Video Is A Beautiful Reminder To #LetGo And Live Your Life

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.25.2015 | Style

Life is stressful. The pressure to be perfect and our never-ending to-do lists seem to be omnipresent. But before the mere mention of this fact starts...

What It's Like To Be Afraid Of Vomiting

Delaney Paige | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Delaney Paige

Most people are familiar with some of the more common phobias, like flying, public speaking, small spaces, and spiders. Emetophobia, on the other hand, often doesn't feel like it is recognized as a legitimate fear.