Anxiety

Five Breathing Exercises For Anxiety

Five Breathing Exercises For Anxiety

If you’re living with anxiety, you know that your breathing can sometimes get away from you and be a problem. Especially if you’ve dealt with panic attacks, this might be a phenomenon that you’re familiar with. Today I want to introduce five awesome breathing exercises that work really well for when your anxiety is acting up. Equal Breathing. Equal breathing is exactly what it sounds like, inhaling and exhaling for an equal amount of time.…
Seeing A Doctor For Anxiety

Seeing A Doctor For Anxiety

One of the biggest hurdles to seeking treatment is actually just making the appointment to go see the Doctor. I’ll be addressing seeing a doctor for depression as well, but today I want talk about what happens when you’re seeing a doctor for anxiety. If you’re struggling with anxiety, you know that it helps to be more familiar with a situation before you go into it – this is similar to how we adjust to…
Anticipatory Anxiety

Anticipatory Anxiety

Suffering from anxiety isn’t easy, especially when it’s anticipatory anxiety. I remember years ago I heard the term “anticipatory anxiety” for the first time during a therapy session. I had no idea what it was, but it was a concept that made perfect sense. Just being aware of this concept and knowing what it was made a difference for me. Eventually, this meant that I was able to start to focus on recognizing it and…
Passion Flower For Anxiety

Passion Flower For Anxiety

Awhile back I was in a really tough place – I was smoking a lot of cigarettes, my meds weren’t working, I was about 100 pounds heavier, and things only seemed to be getting worse. This was around the time that I really started to develop a fascination with herbal remedies. Specifically, I was interested in any herbs – besides marijuana – that could reduce my anxiety symptoms or help me relax a little bit…
Himalayan Salt Lamps For Anxiety

Himalayan Salt Lamps For Anxiety

Himalayan Salt Lamps for anxiety – a hoax, or a great tool? These great little lamps are a relatively inexpensive way to help you feel better as you go about your day. A Himalayan salt lamp is especially a great choice for office workers, students, and people who are generally sitting still in one place for lengthy periods of time. My recommendation is to keep the lamp where you spend the majority of your time…
Three Grounding Techniques For Severe Anxiety

Three Grounding Techniques For Severe Anxiety

Though not an easy task, knowing proper grounding techniques is an essential tool for those living with anxiety. People experience anxiety attacks in a plethora of different ways and everybody has to learn how to ground themselves in their own way. Here’s three methods that have worked really well for me: 1. Breathing My breathing has always been an issue for me. As a kid, I would hyperventilate during my anxiety attacks. I’ve had to…
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