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…

woman living with high-functioning anxiety

How To Live With High-Functioning Anxiety

Anxiety was one of the most common mental health conditions in the United States long before the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the nation. This mental health condition paralyzes some people; however, anxiety drives other people, causing them to overthink and overperform. This condition is known as high-functioning anxiety, and those with this mental health condition know…

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Identifying the Signs of Mental Illness

In most cases, severe psychiatric conditions don’t develop overnight. Family, friends, and even the person themselves usually notice symptoms and warning signs of mental illness before it becomes full-blown. Mental illness can leave you feeling trapped and alone, but this doesn’t have to be the case. Reaching out for help when you suspect that you…