Today, the news is everywhere. Log into your social media account and there it is. Fun, right? The idea of what’s possible and out of our control People tend to think it’s the negative side of the news that makes people with severe anxiety feel worse. But it’s not just
“Am I going mad?” “You’re totally bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.” Okay, a toughie. This article mainly written for people with an anxiety disorder. It’s for people whose thoughts scare them, but who know these thoughts are unreasonable or originating from pointless ruminations.
Is physical inactivity contributing to your anxiety? Anxiety-prone persons may ‘choose’ to be more sedentary due to specific anxious thoughts. But prolonged sedentary activities and thus physical inactivity, however, may contribute to or worsen anxiety. Regular exercise can give you a sense of well-being. You feel more energetic (physically and
Hypersensitivity and anxiety Not only does being hypersensitive make us more prone to anxiety. It also works the other way around. Hypersensitivity to auditory stimuli can originate from an irrational fear. When we struggle with anxiety we tend to develop an overall sensitivity to sensory stimuli (smell, sight, …). Fluctuations
I've always loved how J.K. Rowling integrated fear, strength, persistence and bravery into the Harry Potter series. Anxiety can take many forms The series demonstrates how different characters experience different fears. In Harry Potter, the boggart manifests itself as the characters' biggest fears. Anxiety fades when having fun The Harry Potter characters could get rid of the
How to be supportive during someone else’s battle? Written for the ones that care for those battling anxiety. What is going on behind the mask? What’s going on behind the mask of someone with an anxiety disorder? Anxiety disorders can be very specific, but they can also be generalised. Their