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Anxiety Sucks

My face was pressed against the window in the back seat of the family’s green station wagon.  I sat quietly waiting for my dad to finish work.  I watched as he walked out the door and locked it.  Then the ritual began but I did not k...
by Just A Thought on Dec 19, 2016

Generalized Anxiety Disorder. (GAD Was 300.02 now F41.1)

By David Joel Miller. In Generalized Anxiety Disorder everything is scary. The key feature of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is that in this disorder the worry-weed just keeps growing. Worry in GAD is all out of proportion. Clients with this R...
by counseolrssoapbox on Feb 26, 2016

The 4 Characteristics To Transform Your Life!

Today we’re going to look at the four characteristics of a warrior mindset. Here are the four characteristics of a warrior mindset: Knowing What You Want Committing Yourself to Your Goal Taking Courageous Action Determination to Finish What You Sta...
by The Anxious Athlete on Aug 5, 2015

How Generalized Anxiety Disorder Manifests into a Person’s Life

Anxiety is a protective mechanism. It makes you alert before something happens. So, even healthy adults can experience anxiety if something crucial is imminent. But if you feel it too often, even when there is nothing to worry about, you might be hav...
by The Anxious Athlete on Aug 4, 2015

When Pregnancy Brings On Panic Attacks

Anxiety and stress during pregnancy are more common than you might think. Even women who have never had a panic attack before may experience one while they're expecting. Though many women might... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...

Travelling With Anxiety – The Summer Vacation Guide

With summer finally here, many people will be thinking about jetting off for a vacation. Whether you are taking an internal flight within the US or travelling further afield, the whole point of a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...

Do you have Nightmare Disorder?

By David Joel Miller. Do you have bad dreams or is that Nightmare Disorder? We know there are connections between sleep, sleep disruptions and a number of mental illnesses. The connection between nightmares and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jul 6, 2015

The Risks of Taking Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are a type of medication that is used for a variety of reasons, and they have been prescribed for many decades now as a means to provide relief from discomfort. They were first introduced in the 1950’s as a means for providing a saf...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 4, 2015

Is your Anxiety a disease?

By David Joel Miller Some fear is normal, too much is a disorder. Pain, Anxiety, Depression, Stress Photo courtesy of Flickr (marsmet481) How can you tell if your fears and anxieties are normal or are they the signs of a … Continue reading U...
by counseolrssoapbox on Feb 9, 2015

Recognizing Anxiety: Symptoms, Signs, and Risk Factors

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The 10 Major Causes Of Anxiety Revealed

In the present days, we are living a fast paced life subject to many types of stress and strains of our bodies as well of the mind and this becomes one of the great causes of anxiety. Constant feeling stress leads to anxiety and when you have repeate...
by The Anxious Athlete on Jan 25, 2015

I Hate Panic Attacks

I've been awake for hours now, and I can't seem to fall back asleep... or maybe I'm actually afraid to. This is the first time in a long time that I've had a panic attack, and I forgot how bad they... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Worrying or being stressed are completely normal feelings that humans experience from time to time. Maybe you have a school project due tomorrow that you haven’t started yet. Maybe you’re car broke down and now you’re going to be la...
by Recovery Advocates on Jan 9, 2015

Bursting Your GAD Bubble And Overcoming Anxiety

Have you recently experienced what it’s like to be in the GAD bubble? You know that new perception of the world being much smaller than what it really is, that disconnected feeling between you and the world, that distorted world that is only ha...
by The Anxious Athlete on Dec 15, 2014

Bursting Your GAD Bubble And Overcoming Anxiety

Have you recently experienced what it’s like to be in the GAD bubble? You know that new perception of the world being much smaller than what it really is, that disconnected feeling between you and the world, that distorted world that is only ha...
by The Anxious Athlete on Dec 15, 2014

Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Eliminate Your Health Anxiety?

Those that deal with anxiety on a daily basis know how debilitating it can be. It’s also very easy to get stuck in a loop of thinking that there is no way to get any help. It’s important to also understand that there is help no matter how bad it...
by The Anxious Athlete on Dec 6, 2014

5 Healthiest And Unhealthiest Habits When Dealing With Anxiety

Anxiety is something we’ve all probably experienced in our lives at some point. Maybe we’ve lived through a life-threatening moment where our heart races, or we’ve felt anxious about a test or even before a hospital procedure. We may have had t...
by The Anxious Athlete on Dec 3, 2014

What causes an anxiety Disorder?

Stressful issues happen in everyday life, for example starting at a new college, moving, or missing a mother or father in death or divorces. Any kind of these points can trigger the start of an anxiety disorder. A few teens, unfortunately, grow an an...
by Medical Assessment on Oct 22, 2014

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Could it be possible your anxiety is beyond its limits?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Could it be possible your anxiety is beyond its limits?   Mechanism and anxiety symptoms Anxiety is a natural human emotion that we all experience at some time in our lives. When we are in state of stress we feel fe...

A Message Of Hope In The Face Of Fear And Anxiety (Video)

Coping with constant fear and anxiety due to health concerns can not only be frustrating, but exhausting as well. Many times people who have to deal with the fear and anxiety cycle don’t really have anyone to turn to. ‘Regular’ peop...
by The Anxious Athlete on Sep 27, 2014


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