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Reduce Anxiety With These 7 Simple Changes to Your Home

If you’ve ever had anxiety, you will know that it’s a complex illness that can have a debilitating effect on every day life. According to the Black Dog Institute, anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. It’s important to seek help to manage anxiety. While there are many effective psychological and medical [...]

By | 2018-06-07T20:13:52+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Obesity Link to Depression and Anxiety in University of Newcastle Research

The rise in cases of obesity and mental illness has coincided, suggesting the two may be linked, a University of Newcastle researcher says. “There is substantial overlap between addictive eating with mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression,” Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics Tracy Burrows said. Dr Burrows said mental-health disorders including depression [...]

By | 2018-06-07T19:40:40+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Mental Illness, Obesity|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Seven Ways to Manage Anxiety

CBT Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) includes a variety of techniques ranging from exposure therapies – where the person either vividly imagines the feared situation or gradually confronts it in real life with the support of a therapist, in order to modify the irrational fear response – to learning cognitive techniques to change the patterns of [...]

By | 2018-05-28T17:20:28+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Happy Not Perfect App Launches to Combat Anxiety and Stress

Feeling overwhelmed by social media? You aren't alone. Selfie-obsessed tweens and multi-tasking millennials are reporting record levels of stress and anxiety, as social media tightens its grip on human interaction. New app Happy Not Perfect is a very modern solution to this growing modern problem. Created by former TV presenter Poppy Jamie, its dedicated to helping people [...]

By | 2018-05-21T16:48:23+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Mental Illness, Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Scientists Have Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be. A recent study investigating the neurological basis of anxiety in the brain has identified 'anxiety cells' located in the hippocampus – which not only regulate anxious behaviour but can be controlled by a beam of light. The findings, so far demonstrated [...]

By | 2018-05-21T16:48:17+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

6 Self-Reflection Questions for Self-Critical People

Try these self-reflection questions to see if you're being too hard on yourself. 1. What's a skill or goal you've worked on that has proved valuable, even though you haven't stuck with it consistently? It's easy to berate ourselves for not sticking with skills/goals perfectly or not being consistent enough. However, in many instances, you [...]

Emergency Services Staff Suffering Anxiety & Depression From Abuse

During the last financial year more than 8 and a half million calls were made to emergency services - and in the first half, the majority of those calls were for ambulances. But increasing aggression and abuse have lead to a rise in staff reporting symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. It's [...]

Possible Anxiety Link to Midlife Dementia

Anxiety among the middle-aged could be linked with dementia later in life, researchers say. An analysis of existing data found an association between moderate to severe midlife anxiety and future incidence of the neurological disorder, according to research published in journal BMJ Open. The authors, from the University of Southampton and University College of London, [...]

By | 2018-05-07T14:42:09+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Illness|Tags: , |0 Comments

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Improves Autistic Emotion Regulation

New research from York University's Faculty of Health shows cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help children with autism manage not only anxiety but other emotional challenges, such as sadness and anger. Led by Jonathan Weiss, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health and CIHR Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care [...]

Inside The Thinking Maze of Anxious Minds

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States, affecting 40 million adults or 18.1% of the population every year (NIMH). Even though this disorder is highly treatable, only 36.9% seek treatment. In many cases, the first episode happens in childhood - the median onset for anxiety disorders is age 11. Some examples of [...]

By | 2018-04-23T15:26:51+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Illness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments