Tag: Anxiety Diorder

The Link between Procrastination and Social Anxiety Disorder

People procrastinate for many reasons, but the immediate goal is to bring a temporary sense of relief. The problem with procrastination is just that; the relief is temporary, and it is eventually replaced with anxiety about being behind in what you need to get done. If you suffer from social anxiety disorder (SAD), you probably procrastinate…

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Helpful Tips for Your Anxiety

Anxiety involves feelings of worry, fear, and apprehension. Anxiety is typically experienced on cognitive, emotional, and physical levels. For instance, when feeling anxious a person may have negative or disturbing thoughts. On an emotional level, one may feel scared or out-of-control. It is also common to experience severe anxiety through somatic sensations, such as sweating,…

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An Overview of Anxiety

Anxiety is a physiological state characterized by cognitive, somatic, emotional, and behavioral components. These components combine to create the feelings that we typically recognize as fear, apprehension, or worry. Anxiety is often accompanied by physical sensations such as heart palpitations, nausea, chest pain, shortness of breath, stomach aches, or a headache. The cognitive component entails…

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What causes anxiety?

Anxiety disorders occur when a person regularly feels disproportionate levels of distress, worry, or fear over an emotional trigger. Identifying the reason behind a presentation of anxiety can be the key to successful treatment. To assist diagnosis, the conditions under the umbrella of anxiety disorders have certain characteristics that set them apart from normal feelings…

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What are the Different Types of Social Anxiety Disorder?

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) involves a fear of social and performance situations in which others may judge you negatively. Most people with the disorder are extremely self-conscious, and may have physical symptoms such as nausea, shaking, or feeling faint when around people or performing. Types of Social Anxiety Disorders The current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of…

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The Characteristics of High Functioning Anxiety

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it’s evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with anxiety, but who identify themselves as functioning reasonably well in different aspects of their life. If you have high functioning anxiety, you probably notice that your anxiety propels you forward rather…

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10 Physical Symptoms of Anxiety, Because It’s Not All Mental

Anxiety affects more than your mind. When people talk about anxiety, they often focus on its mental and emotional effects. That makes perfect sense, as the overwhelming worry and fear that characterize anxiety can be debilitating. But many anxiety disorders can come with their fair share physical symptoms, too. “When a person experiences anxiety, it’s essentially…

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7 Tips To Manage Anxiety

Sometimes, we know what’s making us anxious and can negotiate calm. Other times, our anxiety is caused by hormones or too much caffeine or something more out of our control, and we just have to ride it out. Other times, still, we feel anxiety but doing what it tells us to do is unserving, so…

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Seven Tips to Manage Anxiety

Originally found on https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/seven-tips-to-manage-anxiety-1.3508222 There are several approaches to managing the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder 1) CBT Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) includes a variety of techniques ranging from exposure therapies – where the person either vividly imagines the feared situation or gradually confronts it in real life with the support of a therapist, in order to…

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Six Tips for College Anxiety

Originally found on https://studybreaks.com/college/college-anxiety/ Having an anxiety disorder is more than just feeling occasionally anxious at times. Read this to learn more about the different types of anxiety disorders, as the article goes into depth about six specific types of them, but, generally, anxiety tends to make you feel unhappy and scared a lot of the time….

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