One of the prominent symptoms and effects of stress is on the way we breathe. If you want to tell whether a person is anxious, pay close attention to his breathing. Similarly, when a person himself is anxious, his breath tends to come out ragged and in short intervals. Considering the impact anxiety has on breathing, you can actually manipulate it to work in your favor and de-stress through
breathwork. Continue reading
Stress is often accompanied by muscle tension, especially along the trapezius muscle (the triangular area starting from the temple, covering the base of the neck, and running along the shoulders). The aches and knots you feel in your shoulders and the base of your neck is almost
always a result of stress. One of the instant tips to relieve stress is through massaging the key areas. Continue reading
You must have heard and read that anxiety has a profound effect on the person’s brain, and that it is all in the mind. But in reality, what exactly happens in the brain when someone gets an anxiety attack? Continue reading
The most anyone can help a person who is suffering from an anxiety disorder is the person himself. A lot of times, people take their therapist’s word as the Holy Grail and forget the fact that it all boils down to their own perspective and will power in the end.
Here are a few self-help tips to help manage and curb stress and anxiety. Continue reading
One common symptom of both anxiety and anger is shallow breathing. When people are stressed, they unconsciously drag in quick short breaths, which add to their level of anxiety. It is the traditional fight-or-flight response as the body perceives to be in danger.
What happens is when someone is stressed, they tend to change their breathing pattern and instead of breathing normally through the diaphragm, they use their shoulders and the upper part of their lungs to breathe. Continue reading
The term anxiety is generally used to describe a person’s reaction to a stressful event. It is normal to feel a surge of nervousness before a major life-altering event, but constant worrying leads to chronic anxiety disorder (when anxiety reaches an extreme high level).
People suffering from chronic anxiety disorder are jittery and find themselves constantly worrying about things, more than it is otherwise required. Continue reading
Science does notrecognize anything that isn’t logical or concrete, that is why a lot of doctors
and medical practitioners shun the emotional freedom technique to be pseudoscientific
and one that is rather ambiguous.
Ambiguous or not, emotional freedom technique is on the contrary, showing great results in
treatment of psychological-based disorders. Continue reading
Be it good or bad habit, once inculcated, we do not need to make a conscious effort to follow one or keep in check. The one thing about habit is that after a prolonged
period of time, it becomes a part of us, and what we do, how we think, and the
way we react eventually depends upon what we keep doing over and over again.
Considering the fact that anxiety can be easily avoided and tackled using one’s own will power and optimism, there are almost 65% of people who complain of stress and anxiety on a regular basis. Continue reading
Whether it is mild or severe, the effect of anxiety on a person’s mind and body is always negative. Most people consider anxiety to
be the root cause of the problem, which however is not true. Anxiety is merely the effect part, whereas stress is actually the cause that triggers the
reaction. Continue reading
The term stress has always been perceived to have a negative implication, you wouldn’t find
anyone saying ‘Oh thank the Lord, I feel so stressed today’! So what is the talk about this good stress that is doing the rounds of the internet? Is it
true or is it just another urban myth? Continue reading