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How to Deal With Anxiety

'Union' Station: An Engagement Confession

Kat Cowley | Posted 07.30.2015 | Weddings
Kat Cowley

I have been with my romantic comrade, Alex, for 4 ½ years. I would say around two years ago we both inwardly realized and outwardly vocalized that we were each other's "last stop" on the dating train.

How to Quell Intense Anxiety and Panic

Susan Anderson | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Anderson

The part of you that is usually reasonable and self-reassuring has been momentarily knocked out of commission. You feel out of control, helpless, demoralized by the emotional excesses running rampant within you, at loss for your usual coping mechanisms. Regardless of what causes the emotional hijack, how to quell it?

How I Finally Made Peace With My Anxiety Disorder

Claire Davidson | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Claire Davidson

An anxiety disorder is just one aspect of the fragile compendium of thoughts and feelings, blood and bone, that make up the spirit of the person suffering from it. We all have fear; some people just feel it more than others.

Battling Fear And Anxiety: How I Got My Life Back

Kosta Petrov | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Kosta Petrov

Choosing happiness doesn't mean that things will immediately get better and that everything is going to turn pink. On the contrary, choosing happiness is much more difficult than any other alternative.

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

How to Face Your Fears and Conquer Your Anxiety Forever

Amy Morin | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Imagine how productive could you be if you conquered your fears. When you're no longer plagued by worrisome thoughts, and you don't need to waste time and energy trying to avoid the things that make you anxious, you can invest your resources into reaching your greatest potential.

How to Deal With Anxiety

Brendon Burchard | Posted 06.08.2015 | 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:

6 DIY Stress Hacks Using What's in Your Closet

Kristen Lee Costa | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Lee Costa

When we keep stress in the closet, we aren't doing ourselves any favors. Instead, bring these everyday items out of storage and put them to good use to minimize the negative impacts of stress.

Brain Overload -- 5 Tricks to Kicking Anxiety to the Curb

Kristen Thomaselli | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Thomaselli

"I have anxiety today." You wouldn't believe how often I hear this statement from my friends. Heck, I probably say it to them several times each week...

What Anxiety Is Like Day to Day

Janelle Ann McCarthy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Janelle Ann McCarthy

It's not something that I can control or just change whenever I want to. If I could just choose not to be anxious, I would. Since I can't, I've had to find ways to cope with it. I've found that meditation is the biggest help in calming my anxiety.

AA: Anxiety About Anxiety

Pete Jones | Posted 06.08.2015 | College
Pete Jones

There's a person who has to get pumped up every day to get through the day. There is a person like every one of you out there who has doubts, fears, questions and demands and that person is me.

6 Ways To Stop Negative Self-Talk

ShimmerTeen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Teen

Sometimes, it can be extreme, making you unnecessarily insecure, taking jabs at your confidence and making you question your abilities to achieve your dreams. Obviously, that's not ideal. So what can you do about it?

A Simple Remedy for Relationship Anxiety

Dr. Claudia Aguirre | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Claudia Aguirre

As we wind down from a month exploring love and human connection, the concept of dating, relationships, marriage -- even divorce -- can evoke feelings...

3 Ways to Help You Reduce Your Anxiety

Jinna Yang | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

Anxiety for me has led to countless mini-meltdowns all because I was so worried about what could happen in any given situation, not focused on what was happening at that very moment. So I thought I'd share three things that I do to reduce anxiety...


Ipsita Paul | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Ipsita Paul

I used to think that people who "suffered" from anxiety were being overly dramatic. After all, I have a lot going on in my life and I seem to be man...

Teach Your Child How To Observe A Train of Anxious Thoughts

Renee Jain | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

Research shows us that anxious thoughts are often blown out of proportion, skewed, or just plain wrong. Nonetheless, thoughts have power. Why? Because thoughts influence feelings and behaviors.

What It's Like to Have an Anxiety Attack

Melanie McKinnon | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie McKinnon

I know many people experience and handle them differently, but this is an example of what an anxiety attack is like for me. It's not fun to live with but after years of having them, I've figured out a few things that work to help me when one pops up.

Afraid of Flying? How to Cope

Findery | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel

Almost everyone has gone through a phase of aerophobia (fear of flying). I'm still dealing with it to this day. Luckily, I haven't turned down many trips. But it has gone through varying stages of extremity.

Overcome Fear of Flying and Go Have an Adventure

Jodi Aman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jodi Aman

Missing planes, crashes, dysfunctional equipment, oh my! The fear of flying is a pretty common fear, but to me, it was my dirty little secret. I l...

Anxiety's Number One Killer

Linsey Hart | Posted 03.24.2015 | 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.

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...

How Mindful Children React Differently to Challenges (Illustrated)

Renee Jain | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

One thing I know from my work is that mindful children react differently to challenges. To show you exactly what I mean, I've created a few illustrations.

3 Ways to Stop the Fictional Stories We Tell Ourselves

Scott Gornto | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Scott Gornto

By offering your presence, you increase your odds of learning the facts, thereby lessening your need to make up stories, and likely decreasing your anxiety level. The gauges can work in tandem, but it takes intentional practice to learn how to read and adapt to your particular levels.

How a Psychiatrist Treats Depression: A Peek Behind the Curtain

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

If you are suffering from depression, or know someone who is, my goal of writing these articles on depression is to spread a message of hope. Psychiatry is a field of medicine that specifically focuses on diseases of the mind including depression. Even a single consultation can help to clarify the diagnosis, treatment options and can begin the healing process.

Alleviating Anxiety: Bowing Down to the Breath

Jenine Durland | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenine Durland

Sitting on my mat, I ask the class to bring their hands to their hearts and close their eyes, grateful for this moment, for this community, for the connection of this audible breath rolling through the studio.