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Anxiety Tips

When Kids Refuse to Go to School

Debra Kissen | Posted 02.20.2014 | Parents
Debra Kissen

In treating school refusal, it is critical to first conduct a functional analysis to determine why a child is refusing to go to school. School refusal is not a diagnosis; it is a symptom of a disorder.

How To Use Fear To Tackle Your Challenges

Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

How can we use this understanding of fear to help us tackle our biggest challenges? Luckily, very effective tools for facing fear have been developed to help treat individuals who suffer from too much fear (like certain types of anxiety disorders).

7 Simple Ways To Deal With Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.04.2013 | Women

We've all had those moments when suddenly, maybe inexplicably, you're socked in the gut by worry. Maybe you start thinking about whether you're going ...

How Just 80 Seconds Can Boost Your Mood All Day

meQuilibrium | Posted 12.08.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Take 10 seconds out of every hour during an eight-hour day, and that's 80 seconds -- less than two minutes -- spent in an entirely different frame of mind. It might not seem like much, but it is.

Perfectionism Leading to Anxiety

Kathariya Mokrue, PhD | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathariya Mokrue, PhD

Many people with anxiety have difficulty gauging when tasks are completed to their satisfaction. But with enough practice and positive outcomes, you can recalibrate your internal thermometer to work better for you.

Why Pinpointing the Cause of a Low Mood Is Never the Answer

Garret Kramer | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

When you're in a bad mood, your circumstances will appear challenging, but you're never in a bad mood because of challenging circumstances.

The Key to Moving Past Anxiety: Take Baby Steps Forward

Debra Kissen | Posted 11.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Debra Kissen

Something remarkable happens when you make contact with your fears: When you allow yourself to experience your deepest darkest thoughts, they immediately become less ominous. They become something you can observe and experience and move through.

How Britney Spears Copes With Anxiety

Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Joining the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Lady Gaga, and Gisele Bundchen, singer and "The X Factor" judge Britney Spears is the latest celeb to profess h...

Having Trouble Reducing Anxiety? Play!

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

You might strive to achieve a certain level of success in your chosen leisure activity, but the joy is truly in the doing and not in the outcome. This level of engagement is what makes it rejuvenating to your mind, body, and spirit.

Stop Anxiety In Its Tracks

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

If you can't seem to reduce your anxiety, ask yourself if there is purpose your anxiety is serving. Maybe your anxiety keeps you in a relationship or at a job that you're afraid to leave. If so, face those issues head on, until you are operating according to your choices -- not your anxiety!

6 Shocking Things That Make You Calmer And Happier

Posted 04.26.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott These stress and depression reducers may seem paradoxical (and a couple we wouldn’t want to try deliberately), but that doesn’t...

6 Easy Stress Busters You Had No Idea Existed

Posted 04.25.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul When you don't have time to get a professional massage and feel too overwhelmed to figure out the difference between Ashtanga and K...

Anxious Thoughts? How To Slow Down A Racing Mind

Posted 01.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Matthew D. Della Porta for YouBeauty.com Who doesn't love a parade? Dancing, music, balloon versions of cartoon characters; what a blast! But wh...

Giving Thanks to Mindfully Manage Anxiety

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Writing gratitude lists or journals, sending thank you notes and saying thank you are meaningful practices that help children, teens and adults embrace both the "me" and the "we" by seeing the positive impact that simple acts of kindness have on other people and themselves.

Overcome Anxiety: 9 Natural Ways To Boost Your Mood

Clarissa Burt | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Clarissa Burt

Most people don't understand how vital a role food plays in improving your mood. Trudy Scott, certified nutritionist (CN), educates women about the amazing healing powers of food and nutrients and helps them find natural solutions for anxiety and other mood-related issues.

How To Be Prepared When Anxiety Attacks

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

Make a conscious choice to not go on the wild goose chase anxiety can launch, but know that you're better off without it. Instead, downgrade the importance of worry's messages and switch lines. The one without worry moves a lot faster.

Be Careful Taking Advice When You Are Anxious

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Recent research suggests that anxiety makes people want to take advice to help them feel more confident about judgments and decisions they are making. However, they are so interested in getting advice that they become worse at judging whether the advice they are getting is good.

Anxiety? How to Beat It with Self-Hypnosis

Valorie J. Wells, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Valorie J. Wells, Ph.D.

Now you can take back control of your life, using the power of your own mind with self-hypnosis. You can rest assured that you have the ability to use self-hypnosis to defeat anxiety.

Calming The Everyday Crisis: 8 Tips For Managing Anxiety

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

So what do you do when an everyday crisis overwhelms you? Get your brain under control and put in the groove. You do that using the power of active rest, using your brain the way it's designed to be used.