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8 Ways Anxiety Can Ruin Relationships & How to Stop It

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It’s probably not a surprise to hear that anxiety can be a relationship killer. If you have anxiety yourself, you know how it takes over all aspects of your life – from work to love. The old you is driven underground, while your anxiety takes over. Your anxieties aren’t fun, loving, or caring. They only focus on one thing – …

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8 Symptoms of Social Anxiety & 10 Expert Backed Tips to Beat It

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“A persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations in which the person is exposed to unfamiliar people or to possible scrutiny by others. The individual fears that he or she will act in a way (or show anxiety symptoms) that will be embarrassing and humiliating.” Does this sound all too familiar? Do you find yourself actively avoiding …

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10 Signs You Have Anxiety & 5 Ways to Reduce the Symptoms

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If the latest data tells us anything, it’s that anxiety is on the rise and especially so among younger generations. Every year close to 20 percent of American adults experience anxiety. Rates are generally higher among women, and over 50 percent of adults experience what they would consider moderate to severe impairment. But what is anxiety? Up until the last …

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CBD Oil Anxiety Treatment: Real Natural Remedy or Just Smoke and Mirrors?

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The latest craze to hit the alternative medicine circuit is CBD oil. It has been touted a panacea for everything from gastrointestinal issues to pain relief. Which begs the question “Is there evidence to support the claims that CBD comes with a plethora of health benefits like treating anxiety, or is it all just hype?”.  Although there is evidence to …

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The Best Ted Talks for People with Social Anxiety

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In the last year, roughly 7 percent of adults experienced a period of social anxiety. More than 12 percent of American adults will go through social anxiety at some point in their life, with women at higher risk of social anxiety than men (eight percent versus six percent). Adolescents also have a higher risk. With the prevalence of social anxiety …

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The Best Ted Talks for People with Anxiety

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For whatever ails you, there is a TED talk for that. The organization pulls talent from around the world to speak about their passion, their careers, and their challenges. For a long time, I assumed TED speakers were so successful that they’d never be concerned about mental illness – but I was wrong. What the TED talks have taught me …

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Sick From Trump? Exploring the Rise of Political Anxiety

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The divide in the nation’s ideology on political views is sickening, but could it really be making you mentally ill? Perhaps it is a symptom of increased news outlets, social media, and mainstream media, but there appears to be growing anxiety related to American politics, and specifically the decisions of President Donald Trump. What counselors and other mental health professionals …

15 Natural Remedies and Holistic Techniques to Reduce Anxiety in 2019

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Before you go reaching for a medicine bottle to curb your anxiety, try this quick and easy fix that takes just minutes a day! Stress is not only unavoidable, in the right amounts, it can be healthy. But if you are experiencing an extreme amount of it or don’t have the right coping skills to stave off its negative effects, …