Let’s look at a few ways that stress develops. Certainly stress results from being placed under pressure. However, I want to talk about three ways that stress can turn into anxiety. The first is the acute stressor. This comes in the form of an unexpected unpleasant or even traumatic event. Diagnosis of a severe illness, […]
Self help articles on anxiety
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The body and mind are conjoined. If one suffers, the other suffers. However, you can use your mind to gain a lot of control over your body and interrupt that loop of fear. Narrowing your focus down to yourself can help tremendously, and I do mean narrow it down! Feel your heart beat. Take note […]
The first time I had a panic attack, I was at home. The feeling of a crushing closeness, an unbearable dread ramping up toward terror, and the flood of adrenaline through my body were entirely new to me. Though I am a psychologist, and had seen and treated many people with panic attacks, I’d never […]
Yes – it can change your brain. For the purpose of explaining this I am going to talk about CBT in relation to anxiety, specifically social anxiety, to help make a point. If you have already read about CBT (if not, I have a brief overview of it here ) you will know that […]