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Bilateral Stimulation for Anxiety and PTSD

Bilateral Stimulation

Bilateral Stimulation is a form of therapy that has shown to be effective for treating certain types of mental health issues like PTSD, anxiety, trauma disorders, and other conditions. It is an integral part of EMDR treatment for PTSD, and it can be incorporated into formal therapy sessions as well as at home and daily … Read more

Jobs for People with Anxiety – Low Stress Jobs

Jobs for People With Anxiety

Some of the best jobs for people with anxiety are low stress jobs that involve minimal interaction with other people in a calm working environment. Remote work can be ideal for people who are anxious around others, while some individuals don’t mind working with people as long as it’s in a calm setting without too … Read more

How to Lower Cortisol Levels For Better Health

How to Lower Cortisol

Many people want to learn how to lower cortisol levels to reduce stress and improve mental health. Often referred to as the “stress hormone,” cortisol is an important part of our chemical makeup. Healthy cortisol levels regulate many bodily functions, such as helping us get out of bed in the morning. Too much cortisol, however, … Read more

Nervous Breakdown Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Nervous Breakdown Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

In today’s always on and hyper-connected world, it’s common for people to say they are having a nervous breakdown due to an endless amount of stress and anxiety. Teens and young adults may be particularly prone to emotional meltdowns, but people of all ages are affected by psychological stress to the point that it impacts … Read more

High-Functioning Anxiety Symptoms and Treatment

High-Functioning Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the United States. They come in many forms and each individual experiences them differently, but one type that often goes unnoticed is referred to as high-functioning anxiety or functional anxiety. It is normal to feel anxious unless a high level of anxiety interferes with … Read more

Types of Anxiety Disorders Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

anxiety disorders

Everyone experiences some form of anxiety once in a while, but when it becomes a chronic condition that leads to one of the six types of anxiety disorders, it’s often necessary to seek treatment. If left untreated, anxiety disorders can become unmanageable and lead to depression or a co-occurring disorder of mental health and addiction. … Read more

25 Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

How to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Stress is related to anxiety and can lead to depression if not addressed, so finding ways to relieve stress and anxiety can improve mental health and daily living. As a natural human response to a difficult situation, stress can be experienced as physical or mental symptoms that trigger an increase in blood pressure, heart rate, … Read more

Stress Awareness Month in April and Types of Stress

Stress Awareness Month in April

April is Stress Awareness Month and it’s a good time for all of us to learn how to effectively handle the different types of stress in our everyday life. Dealing with endless to-do lists and stressful school or work situations can be difficult to handle sometimes. Not to mention finding enough time for family responsibilities … Read more

The Science of Meditation

science of meditation

Thanks to the Dalai Lama, the the powerful healing effects behind the science of meditation has been demystified. Meditation has long been known to relax the central nervous system, offering a potent stress reduction method. However, the tangible evidence-backed science has only become popularized in the past century – allowing skeptics and naysayers to jump … Read more

Self Esteem – High Not Low Self Esteem Effects Success

self esteem

Self-esteem is cherished by the mainstream and viewed as a panacea – a cure-all formula for living a healthy, happy life. Taken at surface value, the concept of being more confident and improving the chances of success feels good, but how true is this perception? Increasing self-confidence is the focus of many self-help gurus who … Read more