5 Steps to Psychological First Aid You Can Use in Difficult Situations

We have first responders for physical traumas or difficulties. Here's a secret: psychological first aid is also important during hard times. When trauma occurs, you hear the sirens. The ambulance, police and first responders are on the way. As humans, it’s our duty to try and help those who are…

Wim Hoff Breathing Method or How to Control Your Body’s Responses

Can the simple act of breathing actually have some incredibly powerful benefits you never knew of? If the Wim Hoff breathing method is something you haven't heard of before, you're about to learn all about it. Most people are familiar with certain breathing techniques, especially with yoga and meditation. Wim…

What Is Cyberchondria and How Not to Fall for It as an Anxious Person

Many people are familiar with Hypochondriacs, but few are aware of the Cyberchondriacs. Both problems can greatly disrupt your life. To understand Cyberchondria, you must first know about hypochondria. For those few of you aren’t familiar with the hypochondriac, I can quickly explain. Before the internet came along, we relied…

4 Systematic Desensitization Techniques to Use to Fight Your Anxiety and Fears

How would you like to learn a few ways to battle your anxiety and fears? Well, systematic desensitization may be the answer. During my lifetime, and that’s been 4 decades, I’ve tried everything I could think of to eliminate or even alleviate my anxiety. Some things helped pretty well, while…

5 Specific Phobias That Can Arise from Social Anxiety

Anxiety is crippling. It can suck up all your joy and confidence and leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Anxiety disorders breed specific phobias, and specific phobias breed anxiety. There are a few main types of anxiety, these are: Panic Disorder Agoraphobia Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder…

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone with 7 No-Nonsense Techniques

As much as it may pain us to do it, stepping out of our comfort zone is where we find growth. Remaining where we feel comfortable often leads us to miss out on important and exciting opportunities. This can lead to both regrets and being trapped in the same routine.…

Male Suicide Rates in Today’s Society and the Shocking Reality They Reveal

The shocking reality of male suicide rates reveals a growing silent epidemic on a global scale. According to the World Health Organization (WHO 2016), there were an estimated 793,000 suicide deaths worldwide. Over 60% of these were men. The Rise of Male Suicide Rates in Western Society In the UK,…