Anxiety is a feeling of fear of loss or hurt and “uneasy anticipation,” often when the threat cannot be judged correctly. Is it any wonder that the world we live in causes anxiety? The real issue is terror and survival and the deprivation of love. Anxiety can be brought on by[.....]
If you find yourself constantly roused at odd times of night, it's possible you are feeling too hot or too cold. Adjust the room temperature. Avoid alcohol and caffeine close to bedtime, and quit smoking. Other underlying health issues like sleep apnea, nocturia, restless legs syndrome, GERD, or depression or anxiety are possible causes of frequent nighttime waking.
A sense of isolation or indifference to things or people around you, difficulty focusing, moodiness, and hallucinations are all emotional signs of a mental breakdown. Other red flags include deteriorating work and personal relationships and thoughts of hurting yourself. You may also feel others are causing you harm deliberately. Physical symptoms like exhaustion, bowel problems such as diarrhea, trouble sleeping, headaches, muscle pain, frequent illnesses, rapid heartbeat, or the sweats could also point to a nervous breakdown.
There are quite a few causes of pet anxiety and fear such as separation anxiety, noise phobia, etc. Try to not resort to methods of discipline and avoid showering your pets with too much attention either. The best thing you can do is distract them with a fun game or engage them with tricks. Seek your vet's help immediately, especially if your pet suffers from anxiety fits on a daily basis. In such cases, your vet will recommend behavior modification programs, and if necessary, there may even be medication involved.
Green therapy or nature therapy can benefit both your health and well-being. The tasks in green therapy are usually conducted in groups. It encourages physical activities, increases social involvement, adds social value. The health benefits include the elimination of negative thoughts or rumination, a decrease in ADHD symptoms, and relief from stress, anxiety, and depression.
Burning sandalwood incense releases a fragrant, woodsy odor. It doubles as a safer alternative to chemical air fresheners. The aroma will also relieve tension and anxiety, making it ideal for at-home stress relief. In turn, you’ll feel more relaxed and get better sleep. These benefits can even decrease systolic blood pressure and encourage wound healing. To protect your lungs, don’t burn incense every day. Use it in a well-ventilated, airy space
Spirituality has a strong positive impact on our mental and physical well-being. Studies on spirituality and its connection with mental and physical health reveal that it can promote happiness, result in success and cure depression. It can also act as a shield against various ailments and stress caused by everyday activities. Here are the major benefits that spirituality can offer.
Sometimes, when life throws too much at you, it becomes too much to handle. Our body refuses to deal with the situation physically and mentally. We experience a complete breakdown. A nervous breakdown, to be precise. A nervous breakdown, or mental breakdown, is a situation where a person is unable[.....]
Cats are independent and low-maintenance creatures, something that draws cat owners to them. Unlike dogs, cats don’t need to be taken out for walks when they need to go to the bathroom, and can easily be trained to use their litter boxes from a young age. When a cat, either[.....]
A person who has public speaking anxiety undergoes varying levels of stress between the time an event is announced and they step onstage. Several self-help procedures like analyzing and confronting your fears, eating right, getting in a daily dose of exercise can help cut anxiety levels. So can practicing deep breathing exercises and getting a good night's sleep.
Mindfulness meditation (MM), followed by transcendental meditation (TM), can be the best non-invasive ways to combat anxiety. A patient of anxiety obsessively thinks and feels negative and focuses on a tragic past or a possibly turbulent present. MM brings your mind to present sensations, whereas TM relaxes the brain.
Panic attacks can strike out of the blue and make you feel paralyzed with fear. A racing heart, pain or discomfort in the chest, shortness of breath, hot or cold flashes, a choking sensation, nausea, trembling, dizziness, and a tingling sensation in your fingers can all indicate a panic attack. You might also feel like you're dying or going crazy. Frequent attacks with no obvious reasons might indicate a panic disorder.
Fewer things are more annoying than flopping on your bed after a long day, and realizing that it’s been peed on by your kitty. Awful as it may sound, cats usually have very genuine reasons to use your bed as their litterbox. Read on to know more.1 1. Does Your[.....]
Excessive tiredness isn't always a side effect of a busy life. While you can reverse lifestyle factors like irregular sleep hours, heavy drinking, or dehydration, some causes are more serious. These include sleep-disrupting problems like sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome, psychological ones like depression and anxiety, and physiological causes like anemia, hypothyroidism, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, and brain tumor.
Anxiety disorders are common among people of all ages. In fact, anxiety is the most common mental health issue. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), over 40 million Americans above the age of 18 suffer from one or the other type of anxiety. Everybody feels anxious[.....]
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