Tag: anxiety

Posted in Psychology Science

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….

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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…

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Posted in Better Blokes

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…

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Posted in Psychology Science

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….

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Can a blanket calm your anxieties?

The science of how heavy comforters could help combat the sleeplessness epidemic https://t.co/KWhHwut889 — Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) March 4, 2018 Weighted blankets that have…

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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…

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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…

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Stimulating the problem-solving center seemed to protect from worst effects of anxiety

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/neuronarrative/201801/problem-solving-buffers-the-brain-against-anxiety The research team assessed a group of 120 participants to find out which were most at-risk in terms of responding to anxiety triggers. Peoples’…

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Posted in Therapy

#Uber #helps #mental #health #issues

Uber helps those with mental health issues – what are they left with now? http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwlOKQkDY http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/uber-ban-tfl-lifted-drivers-gig-economy-regulation-safety-mental-health-illness-wellbeing-depression-a7965796.html But my research suggests that Uber has been providing…

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Posted in Psychology

#Talking #about #anxiety #makes it #worse

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/could-talking-anxiety-make-worse/ Anxiety encompasses post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety, OCD, as well as generalised anxiety disorder (which is what I suppose I have, although I’ve…

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