Entries tagged with “Anxiety”

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.