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Top Tips to Help Yourself Calm Down

Stress comes in many forms, and anxiety is a natural stress response. Everyone experiences stress and anxiety from time to time. However, millions of Americans live with chronic stress and anxiety that interfere with their daily functioning and quality of life. People are often unaware of the far-reaching impacts of stress and anxiety. Many believe…

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April Is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month, a national collaborative effort to increase public awareness about the modern stress epidemic’s causes, cures, and dangers. Stress is a normal reaction that everyone experiences in response to feeling anxious or threatened. However, we all experience it differently. Chronic stress can be debilitating and cause…

ways you can reduce your anxiety symptoms

Ways You Can Reduce Your Anxiety Symptoms

Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. In average doses, anxiety can be beneficial to our overall well-being. However, chronic or persistent anxiety is detrimental to our mental and physical health. It is estimated that nearly 40 million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. Common anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder (GAD),…

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Coping Skills Development for Mental Illness

Coping skills are ways people can deal with mental health conditions to attain optimal mental health and comfort. Coping skills can take many forms. Many of those with mental illness use their own unique coping skills to manage their thoughts, feelings, and actions, and when they do, they find that they experience improved mental health…