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

Helping someone deal with anxiety disorders

Helping someone deal with anxiety disorders

It is normal to be anxious when faced with a problem at work or school, or while making an important decision. But, there are some individuals who experience a constant feeling of distress which interferes with their day-to-day activities. This could be a sign of a more serious condition called anxiety disorders. When someone experiences severe anxiety, he or she might feel distraught by the unpleasant feelings that can be overwhelming. Read more

Tips to deal with anxiety

Tips to deal with anxiety

Getting trapped in one’s own mind is not unusual. Every individual experiences anxiety at least once in his or her lifetime. Anxiety causes irrational thoughts and insignificant imaginations that lead to persistent worries and absurd feelings. With nearly 40 million adults, aged 18 years or older, in the United States suffering from anxiety disorder, it has become the most common mental disorder in the country. Read more

World Mental Health Day: ADHD is more than a childhood disorder

World Mental Health Day: ADHD is more than a childhood disorder

Often habits and behavior patterns acquired in childhood are a precursor to behavioral problems in adults. While some habits go away with time, certain behaviors tend to stay. This could also prove to be true for some physical and mental disorders, one of them being attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read more

Shatter daily stress: five quick tips

Shatter daily stress: five quick tips

Stress stinks. But a certain level of tension in life is normal. Things happen; challenges and difficulties come up and sometimes this happens more often than we’d like. Stress isn’t always bad; it may be surprising to hear that tension can actually help us from time to time by teaching us how to adapt to new challenges, how to accept new environments and how to handle and avoid threatening and potentially dangerous situations. Read more