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Phobia Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Agoraphobia

Sep 28, 2021

What is Agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is a severe anxiety disorder that many people don't realize they have. It's a fear of places and situations where it is hard to escape or get help if something bad happens. People with agoraphobia often feel like they...

From Anxiety to Resilience

Sep 08, 2021

When a child has been anxious for a long period, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting their child to suffer, actually exacerbates the child's anxiety. It happens when parents, anticipating a child's fears, try...

5 Breathing Exercises Used for Relaxation

Sep 03, 2021

In recent times, it's never been more important and necessary for us to find ways to release anxiety and stress. If we are constantly operating in a heightened state of anxiety or stress, we are compromising our immune system and our well-being overall.

Stress and Anxiety: An Ayurvedic Perspective

Sep 02, 2021

In today's world everyone is making an effort to stay healthy but still the focus is on our physical wellbeing. Very few people consider their mental health, to the extent it has become a great challenge for our society. While one might think mental...

How Can You Be The Master Of Your Emotions?

Sep 01, 2021

Do you sometimes suddenly find yourself at the mercy of your feelings - like overwhelm, fear, dread, anger or anxiety? These kinds of emotions are often derailing, feeding downward spirals, and it can take some time to bounce back into a mindset where...

Acupuncture May Help Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia Well

Aug 31, 2021

Acupuncture is one of the branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that involves the insertion of fine and disposable needles into the specific skin points called acupoints, which are linked to the meridians and connected to organs. Acupuncture...

Why Should I Ask for Aromatherapy in My Next Massage Session?

Aug 26, 2021

Evidence and research  It has been well documented over the years, the evidence that proves and shows the therapeutic benefits of massage and aromatherapy for anxiety relief and increasing the psychological wellbeing of patients with chronic illness, especially...

How Acupuncture Can Help With Anxiety Management

Aug 24, 2021

Over a couple of years, acupuncture is used in many hospitals, and the fallouts have been overwhelming. It is an alternative medicine made up of fine, sterile needles inserted at specific points in the skin. Acupuncture treatments follow the principles...

Managing Your Mental Health At Home: COVID-Safe Strategies for Stress

Aug 23, 2021

Mental Health It is an ambiguous term, where the concept of mental health is generally accepted as a state of well-being that includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being (About Mental Health, 2021). The state of our mental health impacts...

What is Sympathetic Dominance?

Aug 20, 2021

Do you suffer from any of the following: Tight shoulders, neck and skeletal muscles Regular headaches that worsen as the day progresses Do you feel cold Do you feel tired Do you have dry skin, brittle nails and does your hair fall out Are you experiencing...

How to Tap Yourself Calm with Emotional Freedom Techniques

Aug 19, 2021

'I wouldn't have believed this if I hadn't tried it, because tapping on yourself to feel better sounds ridiculous,' said a newcomer to EFT tapping, an evidence-based practice for a wide range of health issues. 'But after tapping for a few minutes, I'm...

The Causes of Stress and Techniques to Reduce It

Aug 18, 2021

What is Stress? Stress is the body's response to perception. It may seem that it comes from outside — people or situations, but these are the triggers that cause the body's reaction. Stress is the survival response – Fight, flight, freeze response.

How Breathwork Can Help With Stress Management

Aug 17, 2021

Stress, anxiety and depression can result in the malfunction of breathing due to our emotional mood or mindset. Breathing is an involuntary action of a physiological process to take in the air and utilise the oxygen on inhalation and expel the carbon...

Dealing With Childhood Trauma

Aug 13, 2021

Some traumatic experiences cause physical injuries that heal in time. However, many forms of childhood trauma leave a deep emotional scar that time alone can never heal. Adverse childhood experiences pose a threat to a child's safety, and the effects...

How Learning to Trust in Ourselves and Our Intuition Releases Stress, Fear, and Anxiety

Aug 12, 2021

If you're experiencing fear and anxiety at the moment, know that you're not alone. With the constant news of the virus and the possible implications of it on your life on top of all the other stresses that you have to deal with, it's completely understandable...

The Types of Anxiety and How They Differ from Person to Person

Aug 11, 2021

The definition of anxiety at a general level is excessive fear, worry, sadness, nervousness or unease about something. Its symptoms affect one's everyday life as nothing can be more terrifying than a panic attack. Anxiety is also a by-product of stress.

NEAD: What is it? And Are You Suffering?

Aug 11, 2021

Non-Epileptic Attack Disorder, which is a form of FND (Functional Neurological Disorder) according to the specialist Neurological Consultant I spoke to, is as common out there as MS. So how is it that when I have spoken to GP's they do not know what...

What is Childhood Trauma?

Aug 11, 2021

Ever wondered why some children are fearful, distant, aggressive, extremely quiet, or suffer from nightmares or psychiatric disorders? These are some indicators of childhood trauma. Children rely on their parents, as well as other household members, for...

The Impact of COVID on Our Companion Animals and Ourselves Can be Reduced Through the Healing Effects of Reiki

Aug 10, 2021

This article is an overview on how the energy healing technique, Reiki, can reduce or even remove feelings of stress and anxiety for people and their pets during a global crisis not seen before in our lifetime.  Stress and Anxiety There is plenty...

How Do I Support Someone Through Cancer?

Aug 09, 2021

Cancer is a disease that definitely doesn't discriminate. It can affect anyone, of any age, gender, race or sexuality across the globe and has been a popular area of research for many decades, maybe even centuries. A cancer diagnosis is life-changing...

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