Nervous energy symptoms can be a sign of nothing more than too much caffeine or complex sugar intake. They may be indicative of a “nervous” personality (a fidgety person). More often, however, they are indicators of emotional and physical disorders. People with tics, such as incessant finger-drumming, eye-blinking, foot tapping, or other repetitive movements, may [...]
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It is normal for people to occasionally feel “the blues” and the mild depression that comes from adversity. A death in the family, loss of a job, a major illness – all of these lead to normal feelings of melancholy. In other cases, the feelings of listlessness and meaninglessness do not go away. It is [...]
Panic attacks are mostly triggered by a person’s fear: Fear that usually springs out from something unknown and inexplicable at that moment. This could be the main reason why panic attacks have catapulted to be the number one known mental illness today, even more alarming than depression. What makes a panic attack really alarming is [...]
Anxiety is a mental disorder that grows as a result of vicious cycle of negative thinking and corresponding behaviors derived from them. As we keep on giving unhelpful responses to anxiety triggering events, we keep accumulating more stress and anxiety into our mind and body. Following are some common negative behaviors that aggravate already existing [...]
Depression is one of the most serious and costly medical conditions to strike Americans, costing businesses more than obesity, smoking, and diabetes combined. Depression episodes are, on average, more expensive for employers than if an employee has a heart attack. Additionally, depression patients spend billions on depression medications every year.
Are you suffering from social anxiety disorder so much so that it affects your daily life, associations, and career? Social anxiety can be a very debilitating disorder and can frustrate an individual because there is no known remedy to guarantee freedom from it on a daily basis.
A driving phobia is one of the most debilitating and crippling disorders these days because we live at a time when we rely on cars a lot to take us to where we want to or are supposed to be. People suffering this fear often have an anxiety surrounding them in almost all aspects of [...]
There is an old slogan in the martial arts from Master Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, “Progress comes to those who train and train. Relying on secret techniques will get you nowhere.” This captures the importance of step-by-step learning rather than thinking or hoping that you will learn from osmosis.
One of the most common human traits that we’re almost universally awful at is understanding ourselves. Studies have shown that complete strangers frequently form far more accurate assessments of our personality, intelligence, and appearance after very brief interactions than we are capable of forming about ourselves.
Life can simply be very overwhelming for someone who experiences panic attacks. Most people who experience panic attacks go to doctors in an effort to reduce the frequency of these attacks and sometimes with the hope of completely eliminating them. For a lot of people who have this sickness, their ultimate goal is to stop [...]