Posts in the ‘Anxiety’ Category

9 Social Anxiety Facts You Must Know

Dr Jeremy Dean, author and anxiety expert penned this article.  Around 50% of people consider themselves shy, but social anxiety is more than that. 1. More than just shyness Around 50% of people consider themselves shy, but social anxiety is more than that. Social anxiety disorder is thought to affect around 1 in 8 people

Depression is a growing problem in modern life. Its prevalence now is ten times greater than 70 years ago

In this article Mark Tyrrell discusses depression at various stages of life and some likely causes. Challenges are an inevitable part of life, from the first breath we take right through to the last. All lives follow twists and turns, dark paths as well as lighter ones. But some common life stages pose greater risks

Eight Tools to Help Loved Ones with Anxiety

Eight Tools to Help Loved Ones with Anxiety By Azriel ReShel on Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 How to Support Someone through this Debilitating Condition For many people life seems filled with more and more challenges. We are all being called to step up, to be more, to heal ourselves, to heal our relationships and to

Alexithymia: What’s That Feeling?

In people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues, such as PTSD, self-medication (taking substances to dull the pain) serves to remove unwanted feelings.  However, over a prolonged period this avoidant behaviour only results in one emotion being present – anger.  But, anger is a secondary, reactive emotion to something else being felt.  it

How Children Inherit Anxiety And Depression From Their Parents

New study provides insights into how parents pass anxiety and depression onto their children. An over-active network of brain areas is central to how children inherit anxiety and depression from their parents. The network consists of three regions in the brain which work together to control the fear-response. Genes passed down from parents to children