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Is Covid Anxiety a Thing: How to Fight Anxiety During the Pandemic

Winter is coming. The days are getting shorter and colder, the holiday season is nearing, and coronavirus variants are continuing to spread. Deep into the second year of the global pandemic, it’s a strange and sometimes frightening new world. With many places continuing to remain shut down or partially reopened, waning cases in some areas and surges in others, a lot of us are continuing…

November 2, 2021

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At the Mercy of Likes: How Social Media Fuels Social Anxiety

Over 3.7 billion people now use social media. Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, and WhatsApp are present in almost all facets of our lives. On these platforms, we get in touch with our old friends and forge new connections, run businesses, self-educate, buy birthday presents for moms, job hunt, meet the loves of our lives, collect precious moments, become influencers, and self-express. One thing is…

October 22, 2021

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Can Anxiety Kill You? Myths and Facts about Anxiety

Anxiety is a common mental health condition, but it can cause considerable distress and concern to those who experience it. In fact, the physical symptoms can be so intense and severe that some people feel that they are dying when an episode of intense anxiety occurs. Let’s look at the biological and psychological basis of anxiety, its common symptoms, and answer the question can anxiety…

October 5, 2021

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How to Overcome Anxiety without Medication

When you’re juggling a career, motherhood, bills, keeping physically fit and propping up your social life, trying to have it all can really take its toll. It’s no wonder that so many women will experience episodes of anxiety during their lifetime. Although these difficult periods may be fleeting, when anxiety sticks around for longer than you’d hoped, you may be left wondering how to overcome…

September 22, 2021

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What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects about 2% of the population. It causes obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors, which are unwanted, distressing, and repetitive. OCD symptoms can sometimes appear during childhood, but more often, it develops during early adulthood. OCD can significantly impact the lives of those affected, including their work life, social life, and overall well-being. OCD affects all genders equally,…

August 16, 2021

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What Is Claustrophobia? Everything You Need to Know

Claustrophobia is an irrational and intense fear of enclosed or crowded spaces. Those who experience it will often avoid crowded rooms, elevators, airplanes, and other confined spaces as a way of coping, but this only reinforces the phobia. Like other phobias and anxiety disorders, claustrophobia can severely impact people’s lives, including their social, work, school, and family life. It’s quite common, too, with up to…

July 28, 2021

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Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder

When you have a panic attack, it feels really scary and you may have an overwhelming feeling that something terrible is about to happen although you know it’s not true. Your heart may pound, you may sweat, and you feel like you can’t just breathe or think. The worst thing is that panic attacks may occur unexpectedly without any obvious trigger, and you always feel…

April 29, 2021

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Panic Attack vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

Differentiating between a heart attack and a panic attack can be challenging. It’s even worse if the person has never experienced the symptoms before. You see, both episodes share similar symptoms. What’s more, someone can have a panic attack when they’re getting a heart attack, which further complicates the situation. For this reason, it’s crucial to understand the difference between a panic attack and a…

April 19, 2021

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Therapy for Anxiety – Here Is What You Need to Know

Getting treatment for anxiety disorders is important. If untreated, the condition can have a severe and negative impact on your quality of life. Medication is one way of treating anxiety; therapy is another. Therapy for anxiety equips you with tools to manage your symptoms long-term. Unlike medication, therapy deals with the root of the problem, not just the symptoms. Your therapist may recommend a specific…

March 17, 2021

How to Help Someone Experiencing Anxiety or a Panic Attack Anxiety

Helping a Loved One Experiencing Anxiety or a Panic Attack

Watching someone you love battle anxiety and panic attacks can be distressing. Because you do not know what to do when someone is having an anxiety attack, you might feel frustrated. If you are in a public place, you might struggle to control the situation. The good news is, there is plenty you can do for your loved one who has anxiety. Read on to…

March 15, 2021

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6 Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are common for most people as they are a natural part of a fight or flight response that prepares the body to deal with danger. It’s a perfectly normal reaction to threatening situations, which helped humans in prehistoric times survive threats like natural disasters or animal attacks. Today, we rarely deal with physical dangers, but challenges of our daily life can also…

February 25, 2021

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Anxiety disorders: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Everyone feels anxious from time to time in stressful or challenging situations like sitting an exam, having a job interview, going on a first date, having financial troubles, or having a medical test. Anxiety is part of the body’s natural reaction to stress, and it can even be helpful at times. For example, it helps us notice dangerous situations and makes us ready for action.…

February 25, 2021

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Understanding Anxiety: What to Do When Everything Feels So Overwhelming?

What is anxiety? Why do you feel that awful sense of dread when you encounter stressful situations? Is there anything you can do to stop yourself from spiraling out of control? Yes, there is. Anxiety is a natural and understandable reaction to situations that trigger your fight-or-flight response. Luckily for you, there are ways to cope with it. To understand anxiety, you should know how…

February 24, 2021

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Effective Grounding Techniques for Anxiety

Mastering various grounding techniques for anxiety is crucial for managing anxiety, unwanted memories, negative emotions, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). After a traumatic experience, you may often have flashbacks and anxiety attacks. You may also be overwhelmed with feelings of worry and find yourself spiraling in negative thoughts. When this happens, it’s vital to get control of your emotions and focus on the present. Grounding…

February 23, 2021

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How To Use Journaling For Anxiety? | Calmerry

Coping with anxiety can be difficult. As you face challenging demands each day, you may not know how to deal with the resulting stress. Your body and mind need help, and journaling is a useful resource. Here is everything you need to know about journaling for anxiety. What Is Journaling? Journaling is writing your thoughts and feelings. There are no rules about how you should…

February 20, 2021

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