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Defeating Anxiety Without Yoga

Stress releases chemicals into the brain to prepare the body for "fight or flight" responses. This can be helpful when we are in immediate physical danger, but in modern times, stress can join the party at inappropriate times. Stressing too often can cont…

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Anxiety Counseling: 6 Unexpected Signs of Anxiety To Watch Out For

Anxiety is one of those things we all think we'll recognize when we see it. After all, it comes from the word anxious, and we all know how that feels. The nervousness, a twisting stomach, jumpiness, maybe a stutter in your voice or looking at your watch t…

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How Pets Help Children with Anxiety

Dogs can help remedy childhood anxiety. Certain types of anxiety such as social and separation seem to be particularly helped. It is possible that interaction with pet dogs often act as an icebreaker and stimulate conversation and interaction. This effect…

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Anxiety Counseling for Women in the Workplace

One of the sources of anxiety for many people is work. And if you're a woman, you might experience even more anxiety if you're working on a predominantly male team. You might occasionally feel shocked at the sexist banter. Or you might feel left out when …

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3 Powerful Ways to Minimize Anxiety

Anxiety is a fear that feeds on itself. Unlike, say, disappointment, disordered anxiety does not go away on its own when left untreated. One of the most powerful ways of dealing with anxiety is through enlisting the help of an experienced professional. Bu…

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Grounding Skills for Anxiety and Panic

When a person is living with anxiety or trauma-related disorders, he or she might commonly feel "stuck" in the past or the future. With anxiety and PTSD, it can be common to relive past moments and worry about future ones. When the anxiety is at its stron…

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Counseling When You're Too Anxious to Get Help

There's no doubt that therapy can be one of the most effective ways to combat anxiety. Medication can keep the shaking and the racing heart at bay, but it can't teach you how to reshape your anxious thoughts into more rational ones. But for many people, g…

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Anxiety Counseling for Good and Bad Changes in Your Life

Let's say that you experience some kind of change in your life. Maybe the change is not so good. Obviously, it's going to be tough for you to adjust to this change. But let's also consider what might happen if you experience a good change. Even a good cha…

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Anxiety: It Can Be Cured

Have you lost hope? Has someone told you that your anxiety is chronic and you will always deal with the negative effects? Anxiety is natural. It has a functional purpose, but it can sometimes take over your life. When this happens, counseling is the best …

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