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Anxiety: A Personal Perspective

I’ve battled anxiety for many years. The emotional and mental distress that I have experienced has kept me from living life fully, and at times has stopped me from making decisions, has crippled my confidence, and even distorted my thinking. It wasn’t until these past couple of years, when my struggles almost paralyzed me, that I learned the most about myself and about managing and overcoming the monster of anxiety and fear. Continue reading

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Dr. Phil and Relieving Stress

In these tough economic times there are so many people out of work and unable to find a job and if they find a job it doesn’t pay nearly as well. The expert adviser on the show, Dr. Lawless, said there are a few simple things you can do to relieve your stress. […] Continue reading

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The Economy and How it Affects your Mental Health

According to CNBC.com, nearly 1 in 5 Americans had mental illness in 2009. US government researchers reported more than 45 million Americans or 20 percent of US adults, had some form of mental illness last year, and 11 million had a serious illness.[…] Continue reading

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Social Anxiety Disorder

People with social anxiety disorder suffer from distorted thinking, including false beliefs about social situations and the negative opinions of others. Without treatment, social anxiety disorder can negatively interfere with the person’s normal daily routine, including school, work, social activities, and relationships.[…] Continue reading

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Exercise Improves Your Mood

After recently giving birth to her first child, a friend of mine decided to join a local gym to get back into shape. It wasn’t easy at first but once she got into the routine of getting regular exercise she found she not only was more physically fit but also was much happier. […] Continue reading

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8 Ways to Start Over After Losing Your Job

How do we help others or ourselves when there is a need to begin again, following a tragedy, major loss or failure? After discussing this informally with a few friends who have been released from local jobs I have learned all recognize the need to grieve.[…] Continue reading

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