Tips to overcome “I do not know what to say” syndrome

Tips to overcome “I do not know what to say” syndrome

We have all been there. That awkward moment when we suddenly run out of words on a first date or while meeting someone for the first or second time. This can happen to anyone and there is nothing wrong about it, but going blank repeatedly could have a serious bearing on one’s personal as well as professional progress. This might be indicative of an underlying anxiety disorder, which should be addressed to ensure that the conversations do not stall and uncomfortable silences do not take over. Read more

Don’t let anxiety erode you: Tips to take it easy and relax

Don’t let anxiety erode you: Tips to take it easy and relax

When Annie got her dream job of an interventional cardiologist in one of the most popular heart institutes of New York, she thought she had achieved everything and that life was indeed very beautiful. The next couple of days were spent in relocating to an apartment, getting her daughter admitted to a new school, arranging for a babysitter, getting familiar with the neighborhood, enrolling her daughter into hobby classes, and so on. Finally, the date of joining arrived. Read more

Tips for dating an anxious partner

Tips for dating an anxious partner

Dating a person can get exceedingly overwhelming if he or she is grappling with an anxiety disorder. While one can easily think of not going ahead with that person, nevertheless, one must give this relationship a chance to nurture. This is because anxiety can attack anyone and anytime. That, however, does not imply that an anxious person is untouchable or complicated.

One simply needs to be relatively more patient and be armed with some communication tools and strategies to tread carefully and compassionately. Listed below are some strategies which can help a person have a meaningful and a lasting relationship even with an anxious person. Read more