Essential oils help in relieving anxiety and promote relaxation

Essential oils help in relieving anxiety and promote relaxation

Essential oils are compounds extracted from flowers, plants, and fruits which are obtained through either distillation or other mechanical methods such as cold pressing. Several past studies have suggested that some essential oils may help in promoting relaxation and relieving anxiety.

Listed below are some of the finest essential oils that an individual can try for relieving anxiety. The effectiveness of these essential oils is backed with research supporting their anxiety-relieving effects. Read more

Anxiety, Xanax and kava

Anxiety, Xanax and kava

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychological illnesses that people face across the world. An estimated 31.1 percent American adults may experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives, states the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read more

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

Breathing exercises that help relieve anxiety

Breathing exercises that help relieve anxiety

Some amount of stress or anxiety is normal in day-to-day life. Long hours of commuting to work, meeting deadlines, giving a presentation to clients, addressing a public gathering, making mental notes of picking the child from daycare, and countless other chores can easily get on someone’s nerves— heightening stress levels. 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