Seasonal depression is a more common term for a condition named SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). SAD is a recurring depression that often occurs in the late Autumn and winter months. Contrary to common belief, you can successfully combat seasonal depression long before you feel its effects. Try these tips to ward off seasonal depression: 1. … Continue reading How to Ward Off Seasonal Depression
One of the curses of being able to think and reason is the ability to feel fear and anxiety, even when neither are warranted. Fear and anxiety can serve as helpful cues that there may be a situation that deserves caution, but after this is accomplished, they actually cause more harm than good. You create … Continue reading 11 Powerful Ways to Overcome Fear and Anxiety
While depression is a serious illness, you can fight back against it and win if you know what to do when it strikes. If your depression is severe, however, it's important to seek the advice from your doctor. Most people with depression, though, have a mild to moderate form, and they can do a lot … Continue reading Quick Tips to Battle Depression
Have you ever tried calming down but instead of calming calming down you just feel more anxious? You have plenty of company. Research suggests that about 15% of the population is prone to relaxation induced anxiety, even though anyone may feel these effects under certain conditions. Relaxation induced anxiety is what happens when your efforts … Continue reading Beware of Relaxation Induced Anxiety and Know How to Spot It
Whether the loss of a loved one is expected or sudden, it remains one of the most difficult challenges to overcome in life. It's hard to cope with the inevitable flood of emotions. The truth is that your loved one wouldn't want you to grieve forever. The best honor and dedication would be to lead … Continue reading Coping With the Loss of a Loved One
Panic attacks are so common as I have mentioned here, and I want to assure you that you are not alone. I too suffer from panic attacks had have suffered from them for years (since 2010) and the intensity of the symptoms makes them unnerving. It's good to know though that proper treatment can reduce or … Continue reading Crucial Tactics for Managing Panic Attacks
When the weather is cold and the skies are dark and cloudy, I always start to feel down, despondent and all I want to do is hibernate away from the world. If you struggle with gloomy feelings during the winter, like I do, you are not alone, many people suffer from winter blues or SAD … Continue reading Tips to Avoid the Winter Blues
It can be difficult to do anything with your normal passion and excitement if you are feeling anxious. Anxiety can squelch your motivation and control your life – if you let it. If you have experienced an anxiety attack, you may be fearful of having another one, but living in such fear means you are … Continue reading Conquering Anxiety With Affirmations
It's easy to get caught up in planning your future. Planning for a secure and happy future is an important undertaking, but too much attention to a time that is yet to come can greatly inhibit your ability to focus on the here and now.
Right now, at this very moment, you can begin to enjoy your everyday life that is currently flashing unnoticed right before your eyes. Let the future come naturally and live joyfully and willingly in the present moment!
Consider these five reasons that you should start living in the here and now:
Anxiety and worry can take over our life if we allow it to. Whether we like it or not, constant stress and worry can physically make us sick. The good news through my experience of dealing with my own anxiety I have found there are ways to help alleviate anxiety.
The first step is to figure out exactly what you're stressing about. Is it something you can change? Is it something you have no control over? By determining the root of your anxiety, you can better understand how you can overcome it.