Month: February 2020

Stress vs. Anxiety: Do You Know the Difference?

However, many individuals confuse stress and anxiety, two very different responses. Here are the differentiators between common stress and anxiety, which can turn into an attack or chronic mental disorder… 1. What is Stress? Stress results when we’re overcome with life’s pressures—a deadline at work, rushing to get to an appointment on time, a crisis…

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How to Deal with Anxiety: Habits That Can Help

Imagine a train racing towards you at top speed, and there you are, stuck on the tracks, a human target. Your heart races, your muscles tense, your body starts shaking, and your breath becomes labored as worry consumes your mind and manifests throughout your body. Intense, right? For the nearly 20 percent of people in…

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5 ways to help your child with anxiety

Childhood is often idealized as a carefree time without worries. However, it’s important to realize that children experience anxiety, just like adults. The good news is, you can help your child better handle anxiety. In the video above, Nicholas J. Westers, Psy.D., clinical psychologist at Children’s Health℠ and Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern, shares five ways you can help your…

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