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How to Tell the Difference Between Anxiety and Normal Worry

Anxiety is a normal feeling people experience when faced with threat, danger or stress. Feeling anxious can sometimes be a good thing. Occasional anxiety is part of normal life. However, for some people anxiety is a constant factor in their lives. When a person has anxiety problems, it interferes with their ability to function normally on a daily basis. Anxiety disorder can cause people to feel intense, long-lasting fear or worry, in addition to other symptoms.


Stop the Anxiety! A Quick Guide for Overcoming Panic Attacks

I had my first panic attack while giving a speech. One minute I was telling a joke and appreciating the reaction of the crowd. In the next moment, I felt like I was watching myself from a distance. My heart raced, my body shook, and I could not catch my breath. I wondered how I'd be able to finish my talk without anyone noticing. Somehow, I did finish the speech. But the panic was not finished with me.


Treat Depression and Anxiety the Healthy Way!

Prescription Anti-Depressants, Tranquillizers and Sleeping Tablets are regularly prescribed by doctors to treat anything from bereavement to postnatal depression. While there are many responsible and caring doctors out there, there are also many who overprescribe.

In my opinion, prescription medication should only be used as a very last resort, to treat depression, anxiety or insomnia which is severe and chronic, that is when the person's day-to-day functioning is badly affected and where the problem is not responsive to any other forms of treatment.


5 Facts You Need To Know About Depression

Around 18 million US citizens suffer from stress, depression and anxiety every year and for many of them, understanding why they endure the torment is difficult to establish. This is because of the many “magic bullet myths” associated with these problems. Here are five such myths along with the root cause as to why stress, anxiety and depression arise.


Staying Calm Under Pressure

We all have those days when we have so much on our plate that we could easily give into our stress and anxiety. It's part of being a person and having responsibility, but that doesn't mean that we have to let stress and anxiety to get the best of us.

During those rough days when nothing seems to be going our way, we can choose how we react. We could pull our hair out and


How to Treat Your Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Next to Depression, one of the most common disorders which affects an estimated 2.4 million people in America alone, is anxiety disorder. Anxiety can manifest as a generalized anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety and agoraphobia. Anxiety disorder can be mild or so totally disabling that the person is confined
to her or his home. All forms of anxiety can be extremely frightening to those who experience it frequently, but many individuals have found comfort in the fact that anxiety disorders can be treated.

What are Panic Attacks?


Stress, Anxiety and Depression - What is the difference?

Looking after your feelings and emotions is as important as taking care of your body. Most of us take care of our physical health far better than our feelings.

Stress is a normal reaction to what is happening in your life, and it can be caused by good, as well as bad events. A little bit of stress isn't always a bad thing; but being over-stressed may cause a range of health problems including headaches, upset stomach, high blood pressure - even strokes and heart disease.


THE FEAR OF FEELING

We desire to find the path to peace, joy and freedom. We strive to feel lovable, worthy and secure. We know that if we do our inner work and open to our connection with Spirit, we will feel all of that. Yet we don't. We put it off for days or weeks. We stay stuck in our misery or numbness. Why? What are we so afraid of if we open to learning about loving?

I have searched for many years for the answer to this question. Over and over I would find myself out of grace and joy and into anxiety and stress. Each time it was because I failed to take care of myself in some way.


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