Panic Attacks, Godzilla and Kumquats

What do Oprah Winfrey, Scarlet Johansson, Adele, Johnny Depp and Princess Diana all have in common? Surprisingly they’ve all suffered from panic disorders or panic attacks at some point in their life. I say surprising because rightly or wrongly we can often put famous people on pedestals where they comfortably sit, immune to all of […]

Depression, Anxiety and Gluten: The Secret Link

Gluten has been in the news a lot the past couple of years. Depression and gluten, not so much. I stayed pretty much on the side of the skeptics, considering it yet another fad. Only a rare few people actually have celiac disease, for whom gluten is truly toxic. But a couple of weeks ago […]

Different Herbs For Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety disorders are a common problem, affecting approximately 20 million adults and children in America. Anxiety is a common emotion consisting of uncertainty and worry faced by many, whilst anxiety disorders are when such fears are experienced irrationally. There are many treatments available, ranging from medication to therapy and alternative treatments. One treatment is through […]

Common Health Problems That Can Be The Source of Your Anxiety and Stress

The most important fact of life is that sometimes, life will be difficult. It offers several kinds of pitfalls and problems that do little else besides cause stress. Long term stress brings mental, physical and social complications. You want to reduce as much stress as you can, and soon. While no one can predict or […]

Meditation, Anxiety and Batman

If you’ve seen the recent Christian Bale Batman movies, you’ll know that until he donned his rubber suit with pointy ears, Batman was ironically and quite unfortunately scared of bats. After an unfortunate accident as a young boy that involved a wishing well and some questionable balance, the young Bruce Wayne fell into a cave […]

Overcome Anxiety in Three Easy Steps

Planning: Setting goals is an ideal way to prevent undue stress, and anxiety. Most people fail to set goals for themselves after they have gotten involved with the basic structure of adult life. They get a diploma, and for some this is as far as the planning went. I guess we just figure that the […]

The Mom Anxiety Factor: How to Cope

In a world filled to the brim with information, so much has already been written and said about parenting. If you immerse yourself in the books, the interviews, the tips (and the unsolicited advice from your own mother), you still never truly understand parenting until you are right smack in the middle of it yourself. […]

How to Conquer Social Anxiety

Do you worry about going to social events where you don’t know anyone else who might be there? Do you find yourself making excuses not to go? Do you often manage to convince yourself that you’ll go next time when you’re in the right frame of mind? You’re not alone. Social anxiety can happen to […]

Fight Back Against Anxiety: 4 Steps to a More Peaceful Life

“Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~Joan Borysenko For five long years during my mid-twenties I was a recluse. Anxiety so badly affected my life it became impossible for me to venture outside my front door or to interact socially with other people. Fear and panic would envelop my […]

How To Stop Anxiety Attacks – 2 Quick Tips To Treat Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are usually accompanied by shortness of breath and pain in the chest. Victims of anxiety attacks should have the basic knowledge on how to stop panic attacks so that any further damage can be avoided. Usually, sufferers inaccurately assess the situation as heart attack, thus leading to further anxiety, which is not helpful […]