Posts in category Anxiety

The Power of Letting Go: How to Beat the Fears That Are Holding You Back

Fear is an anxious feeling that is often caused by our anticipation of experience of situations. It has gotten a bad rap among most people. But the truth is that fear is normal. In fact, it is one of the most universal human experiences. It only becomes a problem when it starts to interfere with […]

Stress Relief Tips to Reduce Back to School Stress

Going back to school can be both stressful and exciting on kids and parents. From hectic mornings to new classmates and teachers, homeoworks and extracurricular activities, the start of the new school year can be overwhelming. When all these demands fall upon our children, they may sleep less, eat less, and become irritable. Here are […]

Managing Traumatic Stress After the Hurricanes

Hurricanes and other natural disasters are common in Louisiana and Texas. Hurricane Harvey came ashore as the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas since 1961 and the fiercest hurricane to hit the country in 13 years. The flood that resulted from Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc in Texas. It has sent more than 32,000 into […]

Psychological Impact of Terrorist Threat

There has been an increasing amount of research about the effects of terrorism on people‚Äôs mental health since the 9/11 attack. While some people were able to recover quickly from these traumatic events, some people developed post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). During terror attacks, the victims and their families, rescue workers, and people who live […]

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