Your Anxiety Should Drive You

Many times in our lives we are dealt a raw hand. No matter what you try to do everything seems completely helpless like you don’t know where to go and which direction you should head. It seems sometimes as if forces are conspiring against you.

What Your Anxiety May Be Trying To Tell You – And Why It’s Important To Listen

What if Anxiety is not always just a symptom to be treated, but a ‘health-seeking signal’ inviting us to reconnect with the truest parts of ourselves that have been neglected or repressed? Below are examples from my work as a licensed Psychotherapist illustrating how Anxiety at times acts as an important messenger inviting us to heal psycho-emotional wounds sustained in childhood and adolescence, if only we are able and willing to tune in and listen. I also include information on non-psychotropic based interventions, specifically, Depth Psychotherapy and Mindfulness Meditation practices.

Anxiety Prevention

Being anxious is a normal human emotion. We often experience it and feel nervous before an interview, a public appearance or speech, any test or exam or even before taking an important decision. Such conditions are usually accompanied by fear, worry, obsessive thinking, quick breathing, racing heart, sweating etc. Normal anxiety tends to be limited in duration and often connected with some stressful situations. Anxiety as explained by the ‘American Psychological Association’ is an emotion characterized by feeling of tension, intrusive thoughts or concerns. People suffering from it may avoid certain situations out of worry. They may also have physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, dizziness or a rapid heartbeat.

Helping Someone With Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)

There are many different types of anxiety disorders that can range in severity level in the person with the disorder. Many people who suffer from an anxiety disorder do not realize that the anxiety and panic attacks they experience are part of a diagnosable disorder, and they don’t seek the help they need. Social Anxiety Disorder is very common among teenagers and young adults, and people experiencing this disorder may be unwilling or reluctant to receive help.

Natural Anxiety Remedy – Using Natural Herbs For Treating Anxiety

This article is about using natural herbs to help treat anxiety. The herbs listed in this article are safe for consumption, and can help relieve anxiety.

How to Explain Mom Suffers From Anxiety to a Ten Year Old

The most difficult thing is trying to explain why Mom can’t attend award ceremonies and special events at their child’s school. All they know is their mother is not there. They begin to feel like she doesn’t care about their success and achievements. This scars a child because he does not understand the reason behind mom’s absence.

Channelizing Energy in ADHD Children

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder which primarily affects children and is characterized by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that hampers their functioning or development. It is usually difficult for a child with ADHD to progress normally. Even for parents, handling a child with ADHD can be overwhelming and nerve-racking.

Tips to Help Someone Suffering From Anxiety

It can be debilitating to live with an anxiety disorder and only those suffering from it can understand the plight of the patients of various anxiety disorders. However, it does not mean that others who haven’t underwent an anxiety problem cannot help them in overcoming the pain.

Phobias From Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a real, mentally debilitating disorder that affects millions of people all over the world. Many people experience anxiety from time to time, especially when faced with a very stressful or challenging problem or upcoming event in their life; however, occasionally feeling anxious about something is different from having an anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder can create a feeling of extreme distress, nervousness, and depression that completely disrupts your life’s normal routine, making it impossible to carry out simple tasks like hanging out with friends or going to public events.

How To Support a Partner Who Is Suffering From Anxiety

How to Support a Partner Who is Suffering from Anxiety I think we can all agree that supporting a partner who is suffering from anxiety is a tricky thing. In this blog we look at some background on anxiety in Australia, what it’s like to live with someone with anxiety, and sharing some tips on helpful behaviours to best support your partner.