Anxiety

How to Help a Teenager With Anxiety

How to Help a Teenager With Anxiety

Today’s teenagers are facing unprecedented levels of anxiety, and it can be difficult to know how to help. Read on to learn some key points to keep in mind when helping the teens in your life.  What does anxiety look like in teenagers? When it is formally diagnosed,...

Can Stress Make You Tired?

Can Stress Make You Tired?

Understanding stress is fundamental to understanding mental health. When you think of stress, you might picture being on edge, keyed up, and full of adrenaline. For many people, stress turns into feeling tired and burned out. Here’s why:  What is stress? Stress...

What Is High-Functioning Anxiety?

What Is High-Functioning Anxiety?

People who others would describe as high achieving, successful, or confident can come across as “having it all together” or effortlessly managing the demands on their daily lives. In reality, many of these people suffer from what is referred to as high-functioning...

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

Having a strong support system can be crucial for someone managing anxiety, but it can be a challenge to know how to help.  Anxiety presents differently for everyone, both in symptoms and severity. The person who can best answer how you can provide support is the...

The Different Types of Stress

The Different Types of Stress

Stress is an inevitable part of life, but excess stress can take a serious toll on your physical and emotional well-being.  Research shows that 55% of Americans report feeling stressed during the day. Women report higher stress levels than men, and people aged...

Is Anxiety Hereditary? 

Is Anxiety Hereditary? 

Generalized anxiety disorder is the most diagnosed mental health condition in the United States. Experts have been trying to determine and narrow the primary causes of anxiety. Do our emotional struggles come from our childhood, our adult experiences, or our genetics?...

Anxious Attachment: Signs and Solutions

Anxious Attachment: Signs and Solutions

Having a strong attachment to someone might sound like a bad thing. This term has become synonymous with “codependency” or “dependence” in popular literature. Yet, attachment theory is still widely misunderstood. However, attachment is actually a normal and...

10 Types of Anxiety

10 Types of Anxiety

Do you feel anxious all the time? Do you struggle with panic attacks? Does it seem like you can’t stop the worry no matter how hard you try? You’re not alone. Research shows that over one-third of American adults meet the criteria for an anxiety disorder at some point...