How to Stop Feeling Anxious Right Now

While it’s normal to get nervous about an important event or life change, about 40 million Americans live with an anxiety disorder, which is more than the occasional worry or fear. Anxiety disorders can range from a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), which is intense worrying that you can’t control, to panic disorder — sudden episodes of fear, along with…

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Too Much Screen Time Can Lead To Insomnia

Screen time is a topic that gets brought up in many different discussions and situations in our world today. There are blue light glasses that can block out the blue light from our screens, studies on the impact that screen time has on children and so much information out there on how all of the…

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Do You Live with Anxiety? Here Are 11 Ways to Cope

Breathe: There are ways to calm your anxiety Know that feeling of your heart beating faster in response to a stressful situation? Or perhaps, instead, your palms get sweaty when you’re confronted with an overwhelming task or event. That’s anxiety — our body’s natural response to stress. Read More

A Patient’s Guide to Insomnia

If you’ve ever lain awake at night wishing for sleep, then you’ve likely experienced some form of insomnia. For those who struggle with this common sleep disorder regularly, the feeling of missing out on sleep can be excruciating. And the paradox of it is that the more you try to sleep the further away the…

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Anxiety Symptoms in Children

Children with anxiety may not exhibit symptoms in quite the same way as adults. For example, they may display anger or irritability in addition to fear and worry. While some childhood anxiety is normal and expected, some kids do have anxiety disorders. Fortunately, there are things that parents can do to help their kids get…

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12 Do’s and Don’ts of Helping Someone With Anxiety

Anxiety is a condition that can close you off to others. For friends and family of those living with anxiety, this can represent a serious challenge. You want to help them deal with their condition, but you don’t know what to say to them that diminishes their distress. Read More

An Overview on Insomnia

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. You may still feel tired when you wake up. Insomnia can sap not only your energy level and mood but…

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9 Surprising Facts About Anxiety

Anxiety: The Most Common Mental Disorder and Other Surprising Facts More than 25 million Americans have an anxiety disorder. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States has an anxiety disorder. Most people think anxiety’ is a feeling of nervousness, unease or restlessness. It is, but it can also become overwhelming. People…

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

People who have generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, worry uncontrollably about common occurrences and situations. It’s also sometimes known as chronic anxiety neurosis. Read More