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10 Unhealthy Behavior Strategies That Might Be Hiding Behind Your Anxiety

By | 2017-11-20T20:26:20+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you think anxiety is a damaging force all on its own, then here’s a deeper revelation. Unhealthy behavior strategies are born from the desire to control anxiety. Unhealthy behavior strategies started off as survival tactics derived from anxiety. These neurotic responses were originally meant to help the suffering cope with what they were going through [...]

What Are Automatic Negative Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-11-04T20:35:56+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have dealt with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, but it is only recently that I have realized how automatic negative thoughts nurture this anxious state of mind. Automatic negative thoughts don’t just affect those who suffer from panic and anxiety, they are typically associated with people who are depressed. It [...]

How a Good Night’s Sleep Is Crucial for Mental Health and Cognitive Performance

By | 2017-11-01T13:37:42+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Multiple studies show that good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining one’s mental health and cognitive functions in shape. It used to be that sleeping was associated with weakness or attributed to being boring. How many times have you heard the sayings, "sleep is for the weak" or "I'll sleep when I'm dead!" Sage advice? [...]

What Do Dreams about Being Chased Mean and Reveal about You?

By | 2017-11-09T16:14:27+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most of us have had dreams about being chased at one point in our lives, but what do they really mean? Let’s explore different kinds of these dreams. You have probably had those terrifying dreams where you were being chased by some unknown person or entity. Is it a simple explanation that we are running [...]

Can Anxiety Cause Heart Pain Symptoms?

By | 2017-10-06T11:22:48+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , |

Heart pain symptoms are common in anxiety sufferers where no heart failure exists. This is a clear demonstration of mind over matter. When it comes to the human mind, there is a great deal we are yet to learn. This holds true for physical health as well, with myriad discoveries being made every year that [...]

The Link between Sensory Processing Disorder and Anxiety No One Talks about

By | 2017-08-27T16:15:28+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a medical disorder where the brain finds it difficult to organise and sort the information it is getting from our senses. Have you ever felt overwhelmed by your environment? Do sights, sounds, smells or textures sometimes exhaust you and make you feel anxious? You could be suffering from Sensory Processing [...]

7 Reasons People with Intuitive Personality Are Often Misunderstood

By | 2017-09-01T18:30:16+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Those with an intuitive personality are often misunderstood. We think and act differently to our family and friends which can be frustrating for both sides. It is natural for humans to want to be understood. In fact, it is one of our deepest desires. That is why we look for a soul mate. We are [...]

5 Weird Coping Skills for Anxiety and Stress Backed by Research

By | 2017-08-14T15:24:51+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

These coping skills for anxiety may sound weird at first, but in fact, research has proven them to be effective for both stress and anxiety. Statistics show that 40% of disability worldwide is down to anxiety and depression. In fact, mixed anxiety and depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the UK [...]