Understanding neuroscience to overcome anxiety and fear

Understanding neuroscience to overcome anxiety and fear

The neuroscientific community regards both “fear” and “anxiety” as separate entities; the former manifests as a physiological reaction to the stimuli received from both the internal and external environment. The latter is defined as a psychological impact to incitements experienced. The tendency to constantly worry and be at persistent unease is what characterizes anxiety, a mental disorder mostly misconstrued as a personality trait. Read more

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 3

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 3

Books are a great way to learn. Books can be written on any topic, including anxiety which is a habit to constantly worry about issues, no matter how trivial they might sound to others. Some books on anxiety contain clinical details or physiological factors leading to persistent tendencies of anxiousness, while others contain first-hand experiences of dealing with anxiety in daily lives. Read more

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 2

Most recommended books on anxiety – Part 2

It is difficult to define anxiety unless one has experienced it. Encountering subtle worries about surrounding issues is normal, but living with a continuous inner turmoil can be extremely debilitating. Anxiety is, at times, misunderstood as fear in response to threat. The uninterrupted unjustifiable perception of threat is anxiety. Read more

Treating anxiety naturally with passion flower

Treating anxiety naturally with passion flower

Everyone feels some level of anxiety at one time or another. However, anxiety disorder is a severe mental disorder that needs serious medical attention. There are numerous ways to treat anxiety, such as talk therapy, medication, yoga, meditation, and other methods. In addition to these, studies have discovered the role of passion flower in treating anxiety naturally. 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