Anxiety

A Startling Fact About Performance Anxiety

A Startling Fact About Performance Anxiety Choking under pressure is a common response whether you’re playing the lead in thethird grade Christmas play or giving an important business presentation. Unfortunately, about 90% of people handle stressful situations poorly.A recent experiment shows that getting excited works better than trying to calm down.During a public singing contest, …

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Can Changing Your Diet Really Help Anxiety?

Is it possible that Changing Your Diet Really Help Anxiety? Did you know that your diet can affect anxiety levels? If you’re tired of only using medications for your anxiety, consider how you can incorporate lifestyle changes such as diet modifications to help. As with any change you may be considering, talk to your doctor …

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Four Tips to Avoid Depression During the Winter Months

When the weather is cold and the skies are dark and cloudy, it’s easier to feel down anddespondent. If you struggle with gloomy feelings during the winter, it’s good to know that there’s help and hope available to you without a prescription depression drug. Of course, you’ll want to check with your physician before making …

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Action Guide – Managing Anxiety

When you’re feeling anxious or stressed, these strategies will help you cope: ‣ Take a time-out. Practice yoga, listen to music, meditate, get a massage, or learn relaxation techniques. Stepping back from the problem helps clear your head. ‣ Eat well-balanced meals. Do not skip any meals. Do keep healthful, energy-boosting snacks on hand. ‣ …

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What You Need to Know about Alcohol and Anxiety

TV commercials encourage you to have a drink to relax. However, the relationshipbetween alcohol and anxiety can be more complicated than that. There are several reasons why alcohol tends to disturb your peace of mind. Embarrassing yourself at an office party may be an obvious danger, but there’s also amolecular explanation. Alcohol causes changes in …

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