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Do I Need My Anxiety To Succeed?

September 29th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Do I Need My Anxiety To Succeed?

A few years ago, I had an argument with a friend about “my” anxiety. We were on our way to his house, and I was driving. I mentioned that I was thinking about how I would navigate his difficult driveway and he remarked on the fact that I was already thinking about that. He said …

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The Most Common Types Of Anxiety Disorders

August 27th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In the US, more than 18% of the population suffers from some sort of anxiety disorder. Before delving into the different anxiety disorders, anxiety itself is not necessarily unhealthy. Anxiety is a feeling every human experiences sometimes. It ensures that we don’t forget …

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The Real Reason You Procrastinate Explained

May 14th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Everyone knows the feeling. You have a deadline coming up. If you start the work now, you will get it done efficiently and proficiently, without too much stress. If you leave it until later, you will have to rush to finish work that is not up to scratch. You will experience a high level of …

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3 Tips For Managing Election Anxiety

March 6th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Have you been experiencing increased anxiety recently? Chances are the ongoing election year is to blame. Elections cause anxiety even among people who rarely get anxious. The reason is simple: candidates need to play up everything “wrong” with the country in order to tell you why you need to elect them. They also play up …

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3 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

February 14th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Growing up with anxiety, I always wondered what was wrong with me. I had the same mental faculties as everyone else, I had similar experiences to them, I learned the same things in school. Yet somehow it seemed like they all knew something I didn’t. Otherwise, why was I always so unsure about everything? It …

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Why Is It Taking So Long For College Students To Get Mental Health Treatment?

October 14th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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The mental health of college students has been a growing concern across the nation. According to the American Psychological Association, “Ninety-five percent of college counseling center directors surveyed said the number of students with significant psychological problems is a growing concern in their center or on campus”. The survey also revealed anxiety is the top …

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Is Self-Care Alone Enough to Ease Anxiety?

May 20th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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  There are many different aspects of wellness and many people may not realize how many steps it takes to relieve mental health issues like anxiety. The idea of self-care is a trendy new topic and although it can be useful for people dealing with a lot of stress, for someone with an anxiety disorder …

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Contamination or Washing OCD

April 20th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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People who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder sometimes have certain patterns of behavior that are associated with the illness. People with OCD often deal with intrusive and uncontrollable thoughts that cause a lot of anxiety for them. They tend to cope with these thoughts through repetitive behaviors that can take on different forms including washing, …

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What OCD is and What OCD is Not

November 19th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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There are many misconceptions about obsessive compulsive disorder and people often erroneously use the term OCD in everyday slang. The common misunderstanding about OCD is that it simply means someone is obsessively tidy or fastidious in certain aspects of their behavior. The reality is that OCD is a type of anxiety disorder that is fueled …

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How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

September 24th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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Anxiety disorders often occur among people who have had a difficult upbringing, history of abuse or some experience with trauma. Although anxiety can be caused by many factors including genetic vulnerability, trauma is a significant issue that can impact a person’s mental health and lead to the development of symptoms related to anxiety. There is …

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