Guest author, Herbert, is a creative writer at Greatpaper. He values the importance of family towards his craft, and travels to give his writing a fresher perspective. He is fond of hiking, biking, and engaging in extreme sports. This week Herbert is sharing in our continued discussion on the subject of anxiety and his relapse with GAD. Continue reading “Choose to Come out on Fire from the Hells of Anxiety” »
Our guest author Caroline, who is a health and wellness blogger, enjoys helping others to improve and enhance their lives. She also loves teaching about how the mind works, keeping up to date with all the latest developments in psychology and mental health. Today she covers the topic of social anxiety. Continue reading “How to Be Social Without Letting Anxiety Overtake You” »
The world we inhabit today is very different from that of our ancestors from hundreds of thousands of years ago. Much of the human brain has also evolved – and some has not evolved enough!
Because we have the same (or similar) primal emotions, we have a mismatch in terms of our beliefs and perceptions arising out of societal conditioning and modern living, resulting for so many of us in chronic stress and anxiety. Continue reading “Chronic Anxiety: The Cost to Health – and the Benefits of Present Moment Living” »
Cortisol is known as the stress hormone and when this is elevated over longer than optimal periods, it can lead to emotional, psychological, and physical harm. So, how can we reduce cortisol to improve our health? Continue reading “How Managing Cortisol Reduces Anxiety and Stress” »
Okay, to be truthful and perhaps more accurate, it MIGHT be alright through this one caveat. When I find unconditional acceptance for all! But what does that mean for us? Continue reading “Why It’ll Never Be Alright When” »
Guest writer, Jane, shares her experiences with anxiety and hormones – including her top five tips for dealing with a situation that many women face.
Hormones, Anxiety and my Top 5 Tips
Years ago, I watched a hospital type documentary where one of the nurses described having up to 10 ‘hot flushes’ per day and how she purposely kept her hair short as her hair would get completely soaked. It was an incredible story which has stuck in my mind to this day and can now relate to, even if not as extreme. Continue reading “Women, Hormones and Anxiety – Top 5 Tips” »
John and Joanna do not know one another. They have never met, and yet the similar symptoms in their lives are as a result of learned beliefs and perceptions. Are you John, or Joanne?
Studying, wherever or whatever the educational environment, is nothing new yet the pressures today have arguably never been so intense. Continue reading “Reduce Stress: Mindful Podcast for Students” »
Just how much can we reduce the judgements and find acceptance of emotional and physical pain?
Are you getting a regular, good night’s sleep?
Having spent almost two decades working 24/7 shifts, I understand only too well the impact this has on our health and relationships, and for our productivity in the workplace [Shift work and Sleep – via the Sleep Foundation]. I wrote about this subject a few years ago in my article, “Sleep … Ah, that’d be nice!”