Thursday, November 22, 2018
Supporting Men > anxiety

What is an anxiety disorder?

https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/health-a-z/a/anxiety/ Anxiety is a normal human emotion and most of us experience some degree of anxiety due to a stressful event or misfortune. However, some people find themselves worrying or feeling anxious so often, that it interferes with their day to day life and is formally recognised as one of the

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Huffington Post – Help Your Children Handle Stress And Anxiety

  It’s hard for anyone to deal with stress and anxiety, but it’s especially hard for children. Michele Kambolis, a clinical therapist and author, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss effective methods to help children deal with their stress and anxiety. “The first line of attack normally is medication, but yet

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Anxiety and temporary memory loss

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/ritual-and-the-brain/201804/why-your-brain-stress-fails-learn-properly You try to brush it off, but to no avail. Sitting with pencil in hand, you turn over the page of the exam booklet. You read over the first few questions. It happens: all the knowledge you thought you had up your head magically vanishes from your mental repository. There’s

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The linearity assumption: “If I do nothing, my anxiety will continue to increase indefinitely”

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/insight-therapy/201807/7-common-misconceptions-about-anxiety Many people who deal with anxiety and panic will recognize the situation: you are somewhere doing something. Suddenly, your body is a frenzy of symptoms. You’re breathing hard, dizzy, and lightheaded; your heart is beating a mile a minute; you feel like you’re going crazy. Feeling your anxiety rising, you

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Excitement and fear can look a lot alike

https://www.forbes.com/sites/briannawiest/2018/07/10/this-is-the-psychological-reason-why-some-people-are-so-hard-on-themselves/#6fcc8bf93f35 The psychological reason why some people are so hard on themselves isn't necessarily a matter of low self-esteem. It's more likely a product of the need for affect, which is the intensity at which people want to feel anything. Positive disintegration is often correlated with a higher degree of over-excitability,

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Anxiety and temporary memory loss

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/ritual-and-the-brain/201804/why-your-brain-stress-fails-learn-properly You try to brush it off, but to no avail. Sitting with pencil in hand, you turn over the page of the exam booklet. You read over the first few questions. It happens: all the knowledge you thought you had up your head magically vanishes from your mental repository. There’s

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Don’t be a passive victim of your intrusive worries

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/anxiety-files/201802/ten-steps-freeing-yourself-your-worry You don’t have to be a passive victim of your intrusive and annoying worries. Let’s organize your response to worry by taking ten simple steps to address your worried thoughts. We are not going to try to think positively or ignore your worry. I am not telling you to believe

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Cognitive bias modification

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/ritual-and-the-brain/201802/dealing-anxiety-cutting-the-cognitive-core For anxious people, the ingrained habit of selectively attending to only those things that are possibly dangerous leads to a vicious cycle in which an ambiguous world is seen and experienced as threatening(link is external)—even when it’s not. Cognitive bias modification (CBM) training is an innovative intervention that’s been shown to break

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