"I wear busyness like a badge of honor. Most of the time, I manufacture urgency in hopes that it will create urgency in others. Instead, it only creates anxiety, resentment and spite." And he's not alone! The American Psychological Association's...Show More Summary
Anxiety and depression do not a mass murderer make, but that won't stop outlets from stigmatizing the conditions
“Perhaps all anxiety might derive from a fixation on moments — an inability to accept life as ongoing.”
In the early 1980s, the age of the personal computer had arrived and "computerphobia" was suddenly everywhere. Sufferers experienced "a range of resistances, fears, anxieties, and hostilities," according to the 1996 book Women and Computers. Show More Summary
Hiring, regardless of size of your company, is one of the most daunting, anxiety ridden and costly tasks you will be faced with as a business owner. For small businesses, however, it comes at a much greater cost, both in time and dollars. Show More Summary
Virtual reality has become huge ever since the Oculus Rift came out. Movies, scenery, games. There's a whole other universe inside the headset. It's no surprise, then, that people have begun making virtual reality games to deal with physical and mental illness. Deep does just that.
Club football might very well rule the roost for the most part, but it's hard to beat the unique passion and excitement that surrounds a match involving your home nation. Indeed, sweat, tears and shouts of anxiety were the order of the...Show More Summary
When my daughter was little, I parented her from a place of fear. Anxiety, to be exact. Like most new moms, I was scared of messing things up. Having been through a psychology class or two, I wanted my daughter to have a secure attachment. Show More Summary
The anxiety comes and goes. Sometimes it gets pretty heavy, enough to cause me to dry-heave, instantly. I don't handle it very well. It was Friday the 13th of March, just two weeks ago. I had recently been given an opportunity to present my business plan to a small group of well-qualified investors. Show More Summary
You've heard about all the benefits associated with mindfulness meditation. You want to be involved, establish a practice, and experience those benefits yourself: lowered stress and anxiety; improved emotional regulation; increases in the areas of attention span, focus, and executive functioning. Show More Summary
A new Oculus Rift game uses an untraditional mechanic to help ease the anxiety of its players. Virtual reality has already been used to treat PTSD and phobias, so it seems natural that the next step would be taking on general anxiety, an affliction that is experienced by a staggering 18% of adults in the United States. Show More Summary
A new peer-to-peer networking tool has been developed that enables sufferers of anxiety and depression to build online support communities and practice therapeutic techniques.
A new peer-to-peer networking tool enables sufferers of anxiety and depression to build online support communities and practice therapeutic techniques. A study involving 166 subjects who had exhibited symptoms of depression allowed researchers to compare their tool with an established technique known as expressive writing. Show More Summary
It is widely accepted that, in humans, music confers numerous benefits. An extensive body of research indicates that these benefits extend even to patients under general anesthesia, and include reduced perceived pain, anxiety and stress.
MIT researchers are testing Huggable, a therapeutic robotic bear designed to relieve pain and anxiety for children who are hospitalized for extended periods. The post A Blue Robotic Bear to Make Sick Kids Feel Less Blue appeared first on WIRED.
A new study of freelance workers has discovered key factors that affect their well-being – either making them happier or increasing anxiety and risking depression.
Tesla hasn’t had the best time in China as of late, a situation the automaker is looking to remedy as quickly as possible. Bloomberg reports Tesla’s Q4 2014 sales were “unexpectedly weak,” according to CEO Elon Musk. Musk went on toShow More Summary
Have you heard that clapping can be trigger anxiety for some feminists? In a tweet sent by Aliya Yule — OUSU’s Women’s Campaign Officer — at the NUS Women’s Conference last week, she asked for delegates to show their approval … More » The post No Clapping Allowed, You Might Scare the Feminists appeared first on EveryJoe.
I love how easily two-step charts are able to relay information to us. You look left, look right and then find your corresponding data point that reveals your answer. If only we could answer all of life’s tricky questions through a quick...Show More Summary
A few years ago, the psychologist Peter Gray released a fascinating—and sobering—study: Lack of free play in millennials’ overscheduled lives is giving kids anxiety and depression in record numbers. Why? They’re missing whatShow More Summary