Entries tagged with “Anxiety Collection”

Stressed Out? Make a Checklist.

This one simple strategy can help you significantly reduce your anxiety and stress.

Switching Sounds: The Benefits of White Noise for Anxiety and Sleep

The sound energy of white noise is the same across the entire spectrum. Learn how this handy shock-absorber can relieve anxiety and improve sleep.

The Antidote to Toxic Positivity

Difficult emotions are there for a reason. There is one cure for toxic positivity.

The Art of Worrying

Worry creates a sense of powerlessness that fuels sensations of fear and anxiety. The more empowered we feelthe more we sense that whatever happens, we can successfully handlethe less necessary worrying becomes.

The Power of Being With Anxiety

A path to keep anxiety from controlling your life.

The Surprising Connection Between Sitting and Anxiety

Understanding the link between sedentary behavior and anxiety can help us come up with strategies for lifestyle changes.

The Sweet Smell of De-Stress: How to Use Lavender for Anxiety

In scents, oils, and creams it’s a resounding “yes!” for lavender as a safe and effective anxiety reliever. Interest in its benefits as an oral supplement is also growing fast.

Tips for Sleeping Peacefully While Anxious

Useful tips to prevent insomnia due to anxiety.

Train Your Nervous System for Calm

Two ways to access calm strength within ourselves.

We All Suffer From H.E.L.P. (Human Existential Looping Problem), but There’s Help!

Stuck in a rut—or a loop? “Thoughts we’ve had thousands of times are easier to have again than new, creative thoughts. ... So what are we to do about our loops getting stronger with every repetition?”

When Anxiety Spirals and Mindfulness Isn’t Enough

The world doesn’t stop being confusing and cruel just because we decide to think positively. When anxiety has you gripping the sheets, ask yourself these questions to redirect.

Why Do I Worry So Much?

5 steps to prevent excessive worrying.

Why Do So Many of Us Live in Fear?

"If only they knew: For us, fear is not a choice. A little fear is necessary for survival: Ask any gazelle. But too much fear can be as crippling as too little."

Why We Fear the Future

People who struggle to deal with uncertainty may in fact may have an unusually large striatum.

Worry—It Does a Body Good

A psychology professor argues that worrying is actually good for the mind and body.

Writing Yourself Back to Yourself

Meera Lee Patel’s latest journal, Create Your Own Calm, is publishing as anxiety levels across the world are rising dramatically. Patel shared her creative process and personal journaling practice with S&H.