anxiety

What Is an Existential Crisis? Is This Happening to You?

By | 2017-07-25T19:59:25+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Maybe you’ve heard the word before, but do you really know what it’s like to drown in an existential crisis? An existential crisis is defined as a moment that an individual questions the meaning of life. It sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it? The truth is, to be in a crisis is to question much more [...]

How to Rewire Your Anxious Brain with These Science-Backed Hacks

By | 2017-07-16T20:46:33+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are prone to anxiety, we have good news for you: it is possible to rewire your anxious brain. Having some anxiety is useful if it pushes you to overcome challenges. However, you can have too much of a good thing. You need to rewire your anxious brain occasionally. The good news is that [...]

8 Struggles of Having an Outgoing Personality While Suffering from Social Anxiety

By | 2017-06-01T15:51:30+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

I might have an outgoing personality, but my social anxiety cripples me. One of the most difficult predicaments is having an outgoing personality but not being able to enjoy it to its fullest. Honestly, I don’t miss being around crowds of people all that much, and my social anxiety prevents me from sounding normal when [...]

7 Underlying Anxiety Causes That Are Hidden Deep Inside Your Mind and Body

By | 2017-05-30T15:14:27+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

There are many anxiety causes that aren’t that obvious. After all, it is a complicated disease. It took decades of my life to understand my diagnosis of anxiety. While battling bipolar disorder and PTSD, I discovered symptoms that just didn’t line up. Even during my bouts of mania, some of my reactions were unfounded. It [...]

6 Shocking Ways Repressed Anger Affects Your Health, Backed by Science

By | 2017-06-17T20:42:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is an emotion that in some cases can be healthy if it is expressed quickly and the reasons for it understood. But what about repressed anger? Keeping anger inside for long periods of time is not healthy and can have serious repercussions for the person holding it in. Here are six ways that repressed [...]

10 Negative Coping Mechanisms People Use to Hide from Their Problems

By | 2017-06-14T16:23:54+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Coping mechanisms are when the person uses certain strategies in order to overcome, get through or manage life’s problems. Many of us have experienced the loss of a loved one, a break-up which devastated us, the diagnosis in our immediate family of a terminal illness, or any kind of stressful situation where we feel we [...]

What Happens When a Naturally Optimistic Person Suffers from Mental Illness

By | 2017-06-13T12:50:13+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

I wake with the intention of being optimistic. But suddenly, my mental illness rears its ugly head and drops a cloak of darkness all around me. If you know anything about me, it’s the fact that I struggle with multiple conditions. I won’t go into details about my illnesses because that’s not the point. The [...]

10 Signs You Are Dealing with a Control Freak

By | 2017-06-09T22:49:07+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Control freak is someone who has to have absolute control over themselves and the actions of others. In some cases, it is important to have someone who is a control freak at the helm. For instance, air-traffic controllers who have to make instant life-changing decisions, or scientists who are responsible for testing new drugs. In [...]

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