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SMA: Social Media Anxiety

LJ Charleston | Posted 06.15.2016 | Technology
LJ Charleston

Like anything we abstain from, sometimes it makes you realize how unimportant it really is. Like hair straighteners, dog walkers and kale.

'Female Viagra' -- Libido Liberation or Gender Hype?

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Is this new drug flianserin really the "female Viagra," or is it just a drug that empowers women to talk about gender discrimination?

5 Ways to Break the Barrier of Fear

Joan Moran | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

With a practice of conscious responsibility, you can overcome your fears by facing them with honesty and resilience every time they come your way. It's time to break the barriers of fear, let go of excuses, take off your suit of armor and live a fearless, balanced, and healthy life.

WATCH: Fear of Rejection

Brad Yates | Posted 06.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Far too often folks hide their light under a bushel for fear of being rejected. In doing so, we deprive the world of our unique gifts and talents - a...

How Top Performers Stay Calm and in Control in Times of Stress

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

Research shows that 90 percent of top performers manage stress by staying on top of their emotions. In other words, they don't allow emotions like fea...

5 Stress Busters for More Peace and Calm

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

While you can't eliminate negative stress, you can reduce its effects. Here are five stress busters I recommend trying the next time you feel your temperature start to rise when faced with a stressful situation.

This Is What Lyme Disease Feels Like

Molly Napolitano | Posted 06.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Molly Napolitano

There's also another side of Lyme people don't often talk about -- the anxiety, fear and depression that hangs a dark cloud right over your head. This doesn't happen because you feel sorry for yourself -- it happens because the bacteria gets into your brain.

Top Ten Ways to Overcome Stage Fright: Part 2

Ruth Gerson | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

Keep doing it. Eventually, you will release the fear, and any feeling of walking over hot coals will be replaced by the deep enjoyment of performance.

Anxiety in the Uncertain Relationship: Why You Have It and How to Overcome It

Lena Aburdene Derhally | Posted 06.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lena Aburdene Derhally

The best thing to do when you're involved with someone who is not giving you what you need or deserve is end the dynamic and the relationship for the time being.

The Nervous Flier's Guide To Mid-Air Bumps And Glitches

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.11.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Despite the reassurance that you're more likely to win the lottery or be struck by lightning than end up in an aircraft accident, you still can't brush off all nervousness when it's time to board and news headlines of tech glitches and turbulence don't help the cause. Here, we explain a few bumps that may cause flying anxiety.

Your Sure Sound Like You Have Financial PTSD

Steve Rhode | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Steve Rhode

It is normal for people to internalize their financial problems but in reality money troubles are just math. It's more of the emotional trauma and whipping we give ourselves that is the real enemy.

How to Be Ridiculously in Charge of Your Life

Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Tara-Nicholle Nelson

Being ridiculously in charge of your own life doesn't mean trying to control the uncontrollable, or trying to "manage" every element of your life. And it doesn't mean never feeling bad or being upset. It means having the integrity to recognize what is real, releasing the human tendency to resist reality when it's uncomfortable, and developing mastery over yourself and only yourself.

Separated Americans

Terry Newell | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

We have come to look for policies, programs, and politicians to fix what ails our society. We have come to think that the right job, the right salary, or the right medications will fix our personal struggles.

Don't Save The Wisdom Of Failure For Graduation

Tamar Chansky | Posted 06.08.2016 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Take a quick scan of education in America, and it appears that college graduation speeches are just about the only place it's safe to talk about failure without it sounding terminal.

How to Deal With Anxiety

Brendon Burchard | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Anxiety can be a sign to pay attention and bring your A-game. You can turn it into drama, a false cataclysmic feeling or you can use it as a performance enhancement tool. Here are the three primary sources of anxiety and what to do about it:

WATCH: Be Unstoppable!

Brad Yates | Posted 06.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

We've got places to go and things to do, and sometimes we get stopped -- more often than not by ourselves. I hope this will help you do more of the g...

One Week of College and the Mental Break That Sent Me Home

Ravishly | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living

The thing about mental breakdowns is that before they happen to you, they exist on the plane of things that only happen to those other people. Estranged uncles and Sylvia Plath totally lose it, but you? Impossible. Never.

Being in a MAAN Box (Marginalization, Anxiety, Anger and Neglect)

Caleb Clark | Posted 06.03.2016 | Impact
Caleb Clark

I was in a pretty bad emotional box last week. For context, I'm a 49-year-old father, with a 3-month-old and a 3-year-old. I'm writing about this for the other fathers out there who might relate. So, about my MAAN box.

35 Irrational Thoughts That Keep Midlifers Awake At Night

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.04.2015 | Fifty

Most people hit the sleep wall -- when they can fall asleep but can't stay asleep -- at some point in middle age. So, what's keeping midlifers awake? ...

These Illustrations Perfectly Sum Up What It's Like To Have Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Let's just put this out there: Anxiety is the worst. Just ask the 40 million American men and women who experience the disorder in a given year. It...

This Is What Anxiety Feels Like

Alivia Hall | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Alivia Hall

The first moment is the hardest, and the hardest things are the most truthful. So let your anxiety speak. Let it air its grievances with you and what you've done. When all its worries are on the table, you decide how you play the cards.

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Money

Elliot Begoun | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

Money, just the mention of it can stir strong emotions. Whether we have little or a lot, we all have a connection to its use and acquisition. There are people who brazenly grab and grasp for all they can and others who vilify its unequal distribution.

Faking Cool -- If Only Being Un-Chill Were Hot

Emily Stuart | Posted 06.01.2016 | Women
Emily Stuart

Astonishingly, I've managed to convince every guy I've dated in the past two and a half years that I am Cool, Chill Girl. Cool, Chill Girl is a male construct happily scoffed at among female roommates over glasses of wine, but it's a coveted label nonetheless.

WATCH: You Are Important

Brad Yates | Posted 05.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

I believe it is important that you know that you are important. I hope this will help you remember that. If you are new to tapping, it will be...

4 Traps to Avoid When You're Filled With Anxiety

Kristen Lee | Posted 05.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristen Lee

Most of us who have faced anxiety know that we should have come out with it sooner, and that doing so brings about great relief. Letting it fester and go untended is a surefire way to add fuel to the fire.