anxiety

A look at anxiety in its many forms and manifestations; what is the nature of this specific pattern of extreme fear and worry?

Uniquely Dess8 hours ago
Anxiety: We Can't Just Get Over It
"Just get over it," they say. It's harder than you think. Imagine having a little devil on your shoulder constantly. A little someone that has the exact same voice as you. It's telling you that if you...
Which Essential Oils Help with Anxiety?
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders in the world. In the United States, about 40 million people ages 18 and older report experiencing symptoms of anxiety regularly. That’s about ...
Martynas Vaitkus10 days ago
What It's like to Be Hit by Anxiety Disorder
About four years ago, I was in my late twenties. Seemingly a strong and confident man, I had been cruising through life with little to worry about: fit and healthy, a decent job, good friends. How muc...
Who Needs a Therapist When (Pt. 5)
Me. I need a Therapist. Thank you internet for being one. All tips will go to someday affording a real professional. Back in high school, I used to do quite a lot of theater and public speaking. While...
Marilyn Rae17 days ago
Bummer
She carried herself quite well, despite the dilemma of her life. Her shoulders once sat cooly below her neck in a relaxed notion. Today, they rise just below her ears, the creases above her eyebrows g...
Thomas Johnson19 days ago
How to Manage Your Anxiety?
Too many people experience the physical and mental symptoms of anxiety daily. Whether you have an anxiety disorder, it is important to learn how to handle panic. Here are 10 ways to help you live with...
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Leah Pollick22 days ago
2018...
This has taken a lot of guts for me to sit down and write this, but my hope of being able to help others was enough for this to all happen. I wanted to write this to share my mental health story that ...
Elijah Taylor23 days ago
Expression
Expression means something different to everyone: Some dance, some sing, some write, and some draw. I do all of these things. I find it soothing; therapeutic. Lately, I have been feeling unable to exp...
Ashley Petersona month ago
It's All in Your Head?
Sometimes people's symptoms related to mental illness are dismissed as being "all in your head." This is perhaps most common when it comes to physical symptoms of anxiety. We hear it from loved ones, ...
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Emily Glancya month ago
Dating Anxiety
It’s half an hour before the date. Nothing you wear looks right and your hair is a total mess. But it’s too late to cancel now, isn’t it? With trembling hands you reapply your makeup for the third tim...
Courtney Lowrya month ago
What Having Anxiety Is Like During the Holidays
For those who struggle with their mental health, the holidays can be a stressful time. From the pressures to buy gifts for friends and family to the overload of “living my best life moments” broadcast...
Rose Walkera month ago
Inside the Hidden Circus of Your Mind
Having an anxiety disorder, particularly a high-functioning anxiety disorder, is like having a conjoined twin. A very loud, disruptive, pessimistic conjoined twin. It is with you when you try to go to...
Alyssa Hutchinsa month ago
Teacher Anxiety
I feel this topic is becoming more and more prevalent in the upcoming days. I feel that people are starting to truly come out of their shells and say, "Hey! I have anxiety too." It's not an easy thing...
Natalie C..a month ago
Anxiety Speech
All over the world, people suffer from anxiety, but what actually is anxiety? There are people who do not exactly understand or know what it is like to have an actual anxiety disorder. Frankly, a lot ...
Makayla Richardsa month ago
Living Life with Chronic Anxiety
Living life with chronic anxiety feels like an uphill battle that you will never win. It feels so out of your control and like you will never win. Even when everything seems to be going as planned, yo...
Jen Aia month ago
Easing My Anxiety
The messy blur called my life has brought me anything but peace in between the trials and tribulations of navigating a mental illness that is so widely spread but one that few truly understand. Genera...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
Stress: Where Does It Come From?
Stress is a term coined by Hans Selye who was a prominent feature in the book, Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, which I read in the last couple years of living by myself. Physical stress makes people look...
Cassy :)2 months ago
Bullying
I’m beyond terrified to share this. I’ve gone back and forth on it for a long time, but then I was thinking, “What if someone else shared their story when I needed it?” And honestly, all I want is to ...