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Anxiety

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Wellness

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Many of the same behavioral activation techniques that are used in the treatment of depression can improve your mental wellness even if you do not suffer from depression.

Free-Range Parenting Debate Misses a Critical Point

Jerome Schultz | Posted 01.27.2015 | Parents
Jerome Schultz

Kids have not been judiciously and purposefully inoculated against difficulty, and when they stare it in the face, they overestimate the size of the challenge and they turn and run or try to hide.

Inside the Mind of a Teen's Instagram Post

Lauren Galley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Media
Lauren Galley

Most parents don't use Instagram and therefore have no concept of the anxiety that girls face when using this popular application. It's a lot like a roller coaster ride.

Of Course I'm Anxious: 20 Reasons Why

Nancy Roman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

If I forgot my hat on confession day, I would burn in purgatory. If I forgot my homework, I would burn in purgatory. If I skipped Mass on Sunday, I would burn in hell.

WATCH: Change Your Mind (About Success, Money, Love, Memories, etc.)

Brad Yates | Posted 01.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

"If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got" -- and if you always think what you've always thought, you're gon...

Use This Simple Breathing Trick To Fall Asleep (Almost) Instantly

POPSUGAR Fitness | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Plagued by anxiety night after night? Relying on over-the-counter meds? Just not getting the seven hours your body requires? If any of this sounds all...

Why You Should Try Not To Worry Alone

Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl The best way to prevent yourself from becoming paralyzed with worry, writes psychiatrist Edward M. Hallowel...

Daily Meditation: Wash Anxiety Away

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.23.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Anxiety's Number One Killer

Linsey Hart | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Linsey Hart

As it ebbed away, I realized that anxiety is like a slip-knot. If you pull away it gets tighter and chokes you. If you sit still and calmly accept it, it can't tighten. And it becomes very easy to undo the simple knot.

A Workout to Wrestle Away Anxiety and Make You Smile

Jenine Durland | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenine Durland

We spend much of our daily lives checked out: on deadline, on task, too busy to let our emotions "get in the way". Feeling, after all, can be pretty uncomfortable and counter-productive in the Western sense of just needing to get things done.

5 Things You Should Never Say To An Anxious Child

Renee Jain | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

Anxiety is a word that I use now, based on personal and professional hindsight. Back then, as far as my parents and I were concerned, I was simply prone to a bit of extra worry. None of us understood that my fearful thoughts were actually provoking a real nervous system response.

3 Ways to Manage Anxiety: Advice From My Daughter - by Kristi Jo Jedlicki

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kindness Blog

As I recover from this latest battle with the anxiety, I am looking for the lessons it has to offer me. Two of the greatest lessons are to be kinder to myself and to take my daughter's advice more often, as she is both kind and wise indeed.

Projecting Your Insecurities Onto Your Kids

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Look for the best in everyone in every situation, and let your kids hear you do it. It will not take long before this becomes your default way to view the world, and then you will start seeing less hurt and rejection around every corner for your kids.

How Meditation Changes Our Brains For The Better

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're one of those people who "just can't meditate," you may want to give it another shot. A new video from ASAP Science, a YouTube channel tha...

The Panic Attack That Changed My Life

Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Ashley Nessman, 23, of Hamburg, New Jersey, was diagnosed with a panic disorder in 2009 after years of misdiagnosis and unsuccessful attempts at treat...

Trust You Will Tread or Float

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Justine Brooks Froelker

For the last 15 years I have had the honor of witnessing people journey through some of the most difficult times of their lives to emerge as happier, ...

General Anxiety and the Playoffs Make for a Rough Weekend

Mel Miskimen | Posted 01.16.2015 | Sports
Mel Miskimen

Football playoffs are arduous for those of us who have general anxiety disorder. I'm on meds and they help, but the lucky-shirt-wearing, crossing-left-leg-over-right-to-insure-a-score fissures in my brain run deep, like a Jordy Nelson post pattern.

Yes, You Can Outsource Your Anxiety

Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl Anxiety is distracting and time-consuming, demanding your attention at whatever random moment it decides to...

On Transforming 'New Year' Anxiety

Ioanna Opidee | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Ioanna Opidee

I like an anticlimactic New Year's Eve. One of my favorite New Year's memories is of sitting around a table with a motley crew of friends and family -...

How to Stop Worrying

Cliff Hsia | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

It's been a long process over the years to get to a point where I can brush off my worries pretty quickly. Here's the steps that I follow to overcome my worries that I'd like to share with you to live a freer and less anxious life...

Improving the Processing Process: How to Help Children More Effectively Reflect on Challenging Behavior

Jessica Minahan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Education
Jessica Minahan

To promote buy-in from students with anxiety, have them brainstorm and agree on the most comfortable way for them to process an incident.

The Problem With Those '20 Under 20' Lists

Anna Juszczyk | Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen
Anna Juszczyk

We live in the world of 16-year-old millionaires, teenage entrepreneurs and child celebrities. It is hard not to get lost in this "youth madness."

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is Real

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.09.2015 | Technology

You might think you're doing yourself a favor if you leave your phone behind when you head to an important meeting or dinner with the in-laws, but a n...

WATCH: 'Motivated by Misery?'

Brad Yates | Posted 01.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, we are often afraid that if we don't feel bad about our current circumstances, we won't' be motivated t...

Teaching Your Dog-Tired Mind Some New Tricks

Hope Gillerman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Hope Gillerman

Many of us can feel low over the holidays, rely on alcohol and sugar to cope, get stuck on the pity path, snap at people we care about, and feel o...