Even in times of great struggle with anxiety disorders, there are signs that tell you that you’ll beat anxiety. By definition1, any anxiety disorder is something whose symptoms cause significant distress, interfere in one or more areas of life (such … Continue reading ?
Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against the negative effects of stress, report scientists.
To feel anxious but know intellectually that you shouldn’t really be experiencing anxiety is an incredibly frustrating experience. This frustration can increase both stress and anxiety as well as decrease self-efficacy, the belief in ourselves that we have what it … Continue reading ?
If you find yourself anxious in many different situations, especially those that relate to your performance, behavior, or relationships with others, you might consider the possibility that you have unrealistically high standards for yourself. It’s not uncommon for people to … Continue reading ?
Stress leads consumers to save money in general but spend strategically on products they believe are essential, new research concludes.
Thinking over and over again about conflicts between your job and personal life is likely to damage both your mental and physical health, research suggests. The study included more than 200 people, with results showing that "repetitive thought" was a pathway between work-family conflict and negative outcomes in six different health categories.
Are you discussions with people who disagree with you sounding like character assassination? It doesn't have to be that way.
The idea of a plan to get out of bed despite anxiety might, at first, seem like the stuff of fairy tales. Like depression, anxiety can make it difficult to get out of bed (Waking Up with Anxiety. Why Can’t … Continue reading ?
Confused, angry and anxious after the election? Maybe we can try to put things in perspective and move forward together.
Self-care is a vital tool in reducing anxiety in general, and it becomes even more important when we can’t avoid our anxiety triggers (Triggers Can Make Anxiety and PTSD Flare Up). Anxiety triggers are those things—people, places, situations, experiences—that increase … Continue reading ?
It is a well-known fact that fitness and well-being go hand in hand. But being in good shape also protects against the health problems that arise when we feel particularly stressed at work. As reported by sports scientists, it therefore pays to stay physically active, especially during periods of high stress.
Living with social anxiety is like perpetually bouncing on a crowded trampoline: We must be watchful so we don’t cause harm to others; we must avoid bumping into, and thus annoying, others; we know if we do it wrong we … Continue reading ?
The notion that it’s possible to spot a person with anxiety is mortifying to the tens of millions of people living with anxiety disorders. With its physical side effects that can affect every system of the body and its strong … Continue reading ?
In almost all areas of our lives trust has declined—and it has been on the decline for decades.
Those in high-stress jobs with little control over their workflow die younger or are less healthy than those who have more flexibility and discretion in their jobs and are able to set their own goals as part of their employment, a new study concludes.
It can be a tremendous challenge to reduce anxiety. Don’t be mistaken (and outsiders shouldn’t be mistaken, either); it is not your fault that anxiety hangs on and on and on. It’s not because you’re weak. You’re not making it … Continue reading ?